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Request for Issue of Clothing & Blankets for Fort Wolcott

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Consolidated Correspondence File, RG217 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Consolidated Correspondence File, RG217 view image
Document Information
Date June 5, 1800
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary)
Recipient Name John Harris (primary)
Summary Directs issue of clothing and blankets to Fort Wolcott, near Newport, RI.
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; Samuel Hodgdon; Benjamin Stoddart; Secretary of War; John Wilkins Jr.; Lieutenant Dransy; Artillerists and Engineers; ;
Related Places War Department; Fort Wollcot; Newport, Rhode Island; ;
Keywords transportation; coat; shirts; pairs of shoes; linen overalls; woolen overalls; blankets; stocks and clasps; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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War office
June 5 " 1800
Cloaths for the 1st Reg Outf to be fowd to Lt Dransy at Fort Wollcott
Dir
War Department June 5. 1800
Sir,
Be pleased to deliver to John Wilkins Jun[ior] Esq. for
transportation to Fort Wollcot near Newport Rhode Island to the
address of Lieut Dransy of the first Regiment of Artillerists and
Engineers, Six Hats, One Sergeants Coat four privates coats two Sergt:
Vests four private vests, three Sergeants Shirts Sixteen privates Shirts
twenty pair of Shoes, two Sergeants Linen Overalls eight privates linen
Overalls, two Sergeants Woollen Overalls Seven privates Woollen Overalls
five Blankets four Stocks and Clasps.
Ben Stoddard
charged with the duty
of Serg of Re War
Depart.
Samuel Hodgdon
Mr. John Harris