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Injury to the Public of Arms Dispersal, Etc.

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
Document Information
Date October 10, 1800
Author Name Samuel Dexter (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary)
Summary Dexter is concerned about the injury to which the public interest is exposed by arms being dispersed to places where no one is responsible for their safekeeping.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Enclosures: Phelps & Sanford to Oliver Wolcott, Jr., 9/18/10. Pitcairne to Wolcott, 7/9/1800.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Samuel Dexter; Secretary of the Treasury; Phelps & Sanford; G. Houdin; James Watson; Jeremiah Yellott; Samuel Annin; Archibald Crary; General Wilkinson; Pitcairn; ;
Related Places War Department; Albany; New York; Baltimore; Harper's Ferry; Newport; Pittsburgh; Hamburg; ;
Keywords extract of a letter; securing; muskets; injury; public interest; arms; safe keeping; sulphur; sulfur; public stores; sale; requisition; cartridge boxes and belts; bayonet scabbards and belts; non-commissioned officers swords and belts; muskets; sergeant's swords and belts; infantry coats; recruiting service; ;
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