Fire that Destroyed the War Department Building

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
CollectionCarnegie Library of Pittsburgh: Isaac Craig Papers (no image)
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
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Date November 21, 1800
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Major Craig expresses regret to Samuel Hodgdon after receiving news of the fire that destroyed the War Department building and records. Craig anticipates much confusion from the loss.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Isaac Craig; Colonel Stevens; Captain J Reed; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; War Office; Montown Island; Fort Massac; ;
Keywords bill; public loss; destruction; fire; loss of the records; ;
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