Request for Issue of Assorted Military Supplies & Tools for Posts at Detroit & Niagara

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Consolidated Correspondence File, RG217 view image
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Date December 1, 1800
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name John Harris (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Directs issue of supplies to complete the stock of military stores at Detroit, to wit: cannon implements, drum heads, raw minerals, paper, files, vises, wire, & crucibles. A postscript by Hodgdon asks that a duplicate of the above order be assembled and sent to Fort Niagara.
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Related Persons/Groups John Harris; Samuel Hodgdon; quartermaster general; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Detriot; Fort Niagara; Pittsburgh; ;
Keywords stores; post; requisition; portfire; cotton wick; composition paper; coarse linen; small hard twisted twine; shoe thread; oil cloths; tanned hides; tanned and curried sheep skins; drum heads; very fine bass wire sieves; allum; antimony; spirits of wine; beeswax; solder; crocus martis; flour emory; rotten stone; borax; while spelter; yellow spelter; aqua fortis; olive oil; quires of sand paper; flat and square smoothing files; round and half round smoothing files; hand vices; vises; rope; brass wire; iron wire; oil stones; crucibles; tubes; duplicate; ;
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