Detailed Discussion on the Fabrication of Various Kinds of Clothing, Etc.

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Date June 9, 1799
Author Name James Bruff (primary) Location: Baltimore
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Bruff complains that the articles forwarded to his company are less than those listed on the invoice and he goes into much detail on the articles he still needs. The tailor who makes the cloth is reported to be punctual and honest but he says there a deficiency of trimmings. He observes that soldiers are sent unseasonal clothing and remarks on other errors in distribution.
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Document Notes Cited in Hodgdon to Bruff, 06/13/1799.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; James Bruff; Harris; tailor; Mr. Francis; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Baltimore;
Keywords articles; invoice; cartouch boxes; canteent; artillery sergeants coats; camp kettles; bayonet scabbards; yards scarlet ratinet; coats; cloth; trimmings; regulated prices; equipment; blanket vests; linen; warm seasons or climates; cockades; eagles; half gaiters; frills; expense; overalls; buckle; gravel; belts; leather; armor; contracts; inspections; ;
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