Request for Information on Pay, Future Destination

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Date November 24, 1800
Author Name Doctor Charles Brown (primary) Location: Harpers Ferry
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Reports of an ulcer on leg which has prevented leaving with last of troops departing Harpers Ferry. Reports on medical supplies; mentions pay and desire to know next destination and status of extra pay for attending to Indians.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Reference to the late Secretary of War.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Doctor Charles Brown; General; Indians; late Secretary of War; ;
Related Places 128 Arch Street; Philadelphia; Harpers Ferry; Detroit; City of Washington;
Keywords ulcer; calf of my right leg; troops; medicine stores; baggage; papers; extra pay; voucher; seat of government; money; ;
Key Phrases have been sorely afflicted for sometime past with large ulcers in the calf of my right leg which prevented me from leaving the place with the last of the troops, as the general was afraid that the least motion might make me lame for ever; I am not yet informed of my future destination; as my leg is getting better I hope soon to have the pleasure of seeing you; will have the medical stores and my own baggage here until my station is determined; whether the late Secretary of War paid you the money as he promised or delivered by back the voucher on his leaving officer;
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