Superintendent's Estimate is Too High

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Date January 10, 1800
Author Name Joseph Williams (primary) Location: Springfield
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Williams contends that the Superintendent's estimate of tools and utensils is too high by several thousand dollars. He bases his contention on documents he has on hand and he has asked [Ames] to dissect his rough estimate and assess the value of each article. [Ames] has refused saying that the Secretary of War has no objections to the estimate he submitted.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Joseph Williams; Superintendent; Doctor Fobis; Colonel Orr; workman; Mr. Ames; Ordnance Department; Mr. Pourchersse; Samuel Lyman; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Springfield; United States Armory; ;
Keywords expenditures; abstracts; stock; estimate; tools; utensils; muskets; buildings; pay rolls; ;
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