Keeping the Muskets in a Perfect State of Repair

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Date July 31, 1800
Author Name Joseph Williams (primary) Location: Springfield
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Williams hopes no other fate has befallen the money sent to him by way of Boston. He believes that the muskets, bayonets, ramrods, and springs received from Oxford should be put in a state of repair. The superintendent says he requires a written order to undertake this work so Hodgdon furnished the order believing it is Hodgdon's desire to have them kept in a perfect state of repair.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Includes an additional letter which confirms receipt of one thousand dollars.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Colonel Joseph Williams;
Related Places Philadelphia; Springfield; Boston; Oxford; ;
Keywords money; muskets; stocks; bayonets; ramrods; springs; cleaning; state of repair; order; arsenals; ;
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