Request for Issue of Clothing & Equipment for Charleston Troops

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Date January 1, 1800
Author Name James McHenry (primary)
Recipient Name John Harris (primary)
Summary Directs issue of clothing & equipment for a company of artillerists & engineers at Charleston, SC.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes 2 COLLECTIONS: one with photocopy images, one with photograph images of the same.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Harris; James McHenry; Samuel Hodgdon; John Wilkins Jr; Quartermaster General; Captain Kalteisen; Artillerists and Engineers; ;
Related Places War Department; Charleston, South Carolina; ;
Keywords transportation; hats; coats; vests; shirts; pairs of shoes; woolen overalls; linen overalls; socks; stocks and clasps; blankets; canteens; epaulets; musicians coats; ;
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War Office
January 31, 1800
Cloathes to be fwd to Charleston, SC for the use of Capt. Watterson's Comp.
Orders for 1800
War Department 1 January 1800
Sir,
Be pleased to deliver to John Wilkins Junior Esquire Quarter Master General for transportation to Charleston South Carolina the following articles for the use of Captain Kalteisens Company of artillerists & Engineers



Sixteen Hats
Seventy three Socks


Eleven boots
Fourteen Stocks and Clasps


Thirteen Vests
Sixteen Blankets


Twenty two Shirts
Sixty six Canteens


Twenty seven pairs of Shoes
Fifteen Epaulets


One pair Serg Woollen Overalls
Two musicians boots


Forty mens pair ater. W. Overalls blue


Twenty pair Linen Overalls

James WHenry
Samuel Hodgdon
M. John Harris