Confusion Over Location of Reading

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 4th Auditor Misc. Rec'd, RG217 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 4th Auditor Misc. Rec'd, RG217 view image
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Date August 15, 1799
Author Name Ebenezer Stevens (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Corrects a mistake he made in a previous letter concerning clothing - his clerk had believed that Reading was a town in Massachusetts, when in fact it was Pennsylvania.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Cited in Hodgdon to Stevens, 08/16/1799.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Ebenezer Stevens; clerk; Captain Irwin;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York; Pennsylvania; Massachusetts; Reading; ;
Keywords clothing; mistake; returns; coats; vests; requisition; ;
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