Filling the Vacancy of Master Armorer

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Date May 16, 1800
Author Name Joseph Cranch (primary) Location: West Point
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Because he has suffered from a sickness for four months, Cranch will not be able to fill the vacancy of Master Armorer. He recommends a man who has been in his employ for ten years and can be depended on for his knowledge of the business and integrity and attention to the public interest.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Partially illegible
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Joseph Cranch; Secretary of War; armorer; Lebin Hensley; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; West Point; Harper's Ferry; ;
Keywords vacancy; sickness; recommend; gunsmith business; ;
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