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Fire at War Department, Troops and Supplies to Western Posts

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date November 28, 1800
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Summary Discussed fire at War Department and the retirement of the Secretary of the Treasury. "Federal men and measures are the order of the day, the Demo[crats] gnash their teeth and melt away." Cannons transported to Western posts, troops to follow shortly.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Craig to Hodgdon, 12/05/1800.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Samuel Hodgdon; Captain Read; Secretary of Treasury; Oliver Wolcott; Oliver Wolcott Jr; federal men; Federalist; Democrats; troops; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Philadelphia; War Department; War Office; Western posts; fort; frontier; territory; Headquarters; ;
Keywords documents; accounts; note; cannons; 24 pounders; 12 pounders; 9 pounders; ;
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