Request for Purchase of Assorted Laboratory Supplies

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Date November 18, 1800
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Israel Whelen (primary)
Summary Directs purchase of laboratory stores & implements for use by the "reserved Corps on the Ohio." These are to be used for the making of portfires, rockets, quick-match, sponges, and barrels.
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Related Persons/Groups Isreal Whelen; Samuel Hodgdon; James Wilkinson; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Ohio River; ;
Keywords purchase; public stores; laboratorial stores; tools; implements; return; reams of paper for rockets and portfires; cotton wick for quick match; double rectified spirits of wine; white wine vinegar; allum dressed sheepskins for spunges; spunge tacks; copper nails; budge barrels with copper hoops; copper powder measures; copper scales and weights; copper funnels; copper drudging boxes; brass quadrants with plumets; gunters scales; callibre compasses; copper adzes and driver; copper mealing pan; copper pans; very fine brass wire sieves; common brass wire sieves; gauze sieves with leather bottoms; brass pestle and mortar; eight ounce rocket mould with drifts and formers; mold; portfire mould with drifts and formers; flour of sulphur; sulfur; antimony; rosin; borax; pewter solder; spelter solder; tin; brass and iron wire; sheets of copper; rasps; marline tarred; drum heads; dark and horn lanthorns; lanterns; turner's tools; crocus martis; flour of emory; ague fortis; olive oil; linseed oil; white lead; lamp black; brushes; chest of carpenter's tools; shoemaker's tools; nests of crucibles; flat and half round files; ;
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