Returns of clothing and quarter master stores

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Date October 31, 1799
Author Name John F. Gordon (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Encloses two returns of clothing and quarter master stores wanted for the 15th Regiment of Infantry. States that there are considerable deficiencies of shirts and woolen overalls, a problem as the weather gets colder.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Gordon writes on behalf of Ebenezer Stevens.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; John Gordon; Ebenezer Stevens; infantry; Lieutenant Colonel Richard Hunnwell; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York; Springfield;
Keywords return of clothing; return of quartermasters stores; shirts; woolen overalls; muskets; arms; Hamburg arms; ;
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Colonel Ebenezer Stevens
31st Octb 1799
Recd 2d November
Enclosed returns of 99
The 15th Regiment
37 1/2
Samuel Hodgdons Esqr.
Intendt Public Stores
New York 31 Octr 1799 103
Samuel Hodgdon Esqr
Inclosed is two returns of Clothing & Qr Masters Stores Wanted, for the 15th Regiment Infantry commanded by Lt. Colo. Richd Hunnwell there appears a considerable deficiency of Shirts & Woolen Overalls, and as the Weather is becoming cold, it is necessary they should have a seaonal supply. It appears by the Qr Masters return that they have not received any musquets. You will readily perceive the necessity of their being furnhis'd with them as also of the other articles mentioned in the return.
I have seen some of the Arms which are Manufactured at Springfield, they are far Superior to the Hamburgh Arms.
Your favor of 30th Inst. is duly received
I am yours respectfully
for E Stevens
Jno. F. Gordon