Order for saltpeter for manufacture of gunpowder for Navy

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Date February 2, 1800
Author Name Abijah Thomas (primary) Location: Navy Department
Recipient Name Israel Whelen (primary)
Summary Thomas transmits order from Secretary of War on Samuel Hodgdon for 20 tons of salt petre for manufacturing gun powder for Navy.
Document Format Document Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Israel Whelan; Abijah Thomas; Secretary of War; Samuel Hodgdon; Navy; ;
Related Places Navy Department; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords order; salt peter; saltpetre; gun powder; ;
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