[Extract from General Hamilton's orders - giving the legal Construction to the Contract and ordering issues of provisions be be 5 days fresh and 2 salt]

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Date June 15, 1800
Author Name Capt. R. Whiley (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Hamilton declared request by contractors to issue fresh or salt meat to troops at their discretion unfounded and stated contractual obligation to issue fresh meat 5 days per week.
Document Format Extract of Letter
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Related Persons/Groups R Whiley; Major General Alexander Hamilton; Whiley; contractors; troops; ;
Related Places New York; ;
Keywords orders; provisions; salt; fresh meat; salt meat; express declaration; contract; ;
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