Cheaper Arms from Germany, Etc.

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
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Date July 9, 1800
Author Name Joseph Pitcairn (primary) Location: Hamburg
Recipient Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary)
Summary Enclosed are the accounts of several shipments of arms made by the order of Rufus King, U.S. minister in England. Pitcairne notes that these arms are much cheaper than those made in America and England even when including the cost of freight and insurance. They might even be had at a cheaper rate as the War in Europe draws to a close.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Enclosed in Dexter to Hodgdon, 10/10/1800.
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Related Persons/Groups Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury; Joseph Pitcairn; Rufus King; James Watson; Prosper Williams; J. Jellott; Captain Conor; ;
Related Places Hamburg; England; America; New York; Baltimore; ;
Keywords arms; stand of arms; guns; flints; banco marcs; freight; insurance; copper; sheathing ships; bolts; nails; rudder pieces; Cleopatra; ;
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