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Receipt of equipment, shoddy weapons

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CollectionHuntington Library: Rufus King Papers view image
Document Information
Date June 19, 1799
Author Name John Harris (primary)
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Harris received a shipment of saddles, uniforms, and weaponry. The cannon received held up to a test firing, but the muskets show inferior quality and poor workmanship
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; John Harris; Captain Rogers; Colonel Ebenezer Stevens; ;
Related Places New York; ;
Keywords trunks; boxes; saddlery; saddles; chest of German manufactured arms; arms; barrels; powder; lead; muskets; bayonets; iron; locks; stocks; ;
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