Clothing Exposed to Destruction by the Moth

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Date July 31, 1800
Author Name Samuel Dexter (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Mr. McDonald is a merchant who resides at Bowley's Wharf in Baltimore and owns a line of land and water stages that ply between that city and Philadelphia. Dexter has heard that McDonald has in his possession soldiers' clothing, haversacks, canteens, wine, and hospital stores that are the property of the United States. The clothing is exposed to destruction by moths and no care is taken with the rest. Hodgdon is to have this property placed in a state of security as soon as possible.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Samuel Dexter;
Related Places Philadelphia; War Department;
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