Commission for Purchasing Powder

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Date December 18, 1799
Author Name Ebenezer Stevens (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Following a reference to a shipment of military stores to Governors Island, Stevens notes that the Secretary of the Treasury has ordered that he should be awarded a commission for purchasing ten stand of powder. He should be awarded the same commission as Mr. Delafield who made a similar purchase. It appears that the box of arms from Springfield has arrived in Philadelphia.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Ebenezer Stevens; Secretary of the Treasury; Mr. Delafield; Agent to the War Department; Colonel Pickering; Barbary POwers; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York; Government Island; Governors Island; ;
Keywords expenses; shipment; military stores; commission; powder; transaction; appointment; annon powder; ;
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