Correspondence with the War Department Agent in New York

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 4th Auditor Misc. Rec'd, RG217 view image
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Date June 13, 1799
Author Name Ebenezer Stevens (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Writes that he is in want of the articles of war"and other supplies including axes, bowls, camp kettles, tents, stationary, and wagons. Complains that the Secretary of War is underpaying him. Concludes by stating that he wishes he had declined the position of Agent for the War Department in New York, grounding his complaint in his loss of money and inability to collect compensation, but that since he had accepted the position he will maintain it.
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Document Notes Cited in Hodgdon to Stevens, 06/15/1799.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Ebenezer Stevens; 12th Regiment; 10th Regiment; officers; Captain Henry; 11th Regiment; General Alexander Hamilton; Secretary of War; James McHenry; John Harris; Secretary of State; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York; New Jersey; Saint Domingue; ;
Keywords arms; tents; articles of war; drums; quartermasters stores; axes; bowls; platters; camp kettles; marquees; horsemans tents; soldiers orderly books; stationery books; stationary books; blank muster rolls; wagons; return; arms; manual exercise; appointment; pay; transporting; baggage; ;
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