Request for Investigation of Powder Prices in Philadelphia

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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
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Date August 5, 1800
Author Name Samuel Dexter (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Israel Whelen (primary)
Summary Anticipates need for powder at Pittsburgh; asks the purveyor (named as Israel Whelen on the envelope) to investigate powder prices in Philadelphia to compare with those around Pittsburgh.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Israel Whelen; Samuel Dexter; Isaac Craig; ;
Related Places War Department; War Department; Pittsburgh; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords powder; prices; public supplies; ;
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