Moving the Military Stores to a State Arsenal, Etc.

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Date April 14, 1800
Author Name Ebenezer Stevens (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Military stores belonging to the United States are kept in a wooden building along with combustible articles for which the rent is $500 per annum. Stevens has obtained permission from the legislature to have the Commissary of Stores move the military stores to an arsenal soon to be completed. The state will deposit its military stores at the arsenal but there will be room for the stores of the United States which can be deposited at no expense.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Ebenezer Stevens; Legislature; Commissary of Stores; Secretary of War; Mayor of Albany; William Simmons; sergeants; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York; Albany; ;
Keywords military stores; deposits; wooden building; rent; arsenal; expenses; arms; racks; arm chests; powder; storage; magazine; overalls; account; price; cloth; ;
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