Bayonets to Bayonet Scabbard Contractors for Fitting

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Date November 7, 1800
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name John Harris (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Letter, directs send bayonets to bayonet scabbard contractors to ensure fit.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Harris; Samuel Hodgdon; Jones & Kinsey; Martin & Holmes; contractor; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords deliver; bayonets; bayonet scabbards; receipt; ;
Key Phrases fit exactly to the bayonet which they are intended to cover;
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Mr John Harris
Present
Intendants Office
Nov 7 1800
12 Bayonets to be Deld
Jones & Kinsey
Deld
recd inside in the order
Philadelphia 7th November 1800
Sir -
You will be pleased to deliver twelve Bayonets to Messrs Jones & Kinsey and the same number to Martin & Holmes to enable them to fit the Bayonet Scabbard contractor for exactly to the bayonet which they are intended to cover - It will be best to take a lone receipt for them impressing that they are to be returned at an early period in the same order as they are received.
I am Sir, Your Most Obedient Servant,
Samuel Hodgdon

Mr. John Harris