Request for Issue of Assorted Ammunition & Military Supplies to Fort Sumner

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Consolidated Correspondence File, RG217 view image
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Date December 3, 1800
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name John Harris (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Directs issue of supplies to Fort Sumner in Portland, Mass. (now Maine), including: cannon ammunition, supplies for making cartridges, raw minerals, a pair of steelyards, and slowmatch.
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Related Persons/Groups John Harris; Samuel Hodgdon; quartermaster General; commanding officer; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Fort Sumner; Portland; Massachusetts; ;
Keywords sundries; transportation; supplies; cannon ball eighteen pounder; cannon ball twelve pounder; cartridge paper; powder horns with belts; needles; twine; thread; salt petre; saltpeter; sulphur; sulfur; antimony; slow match; pair of steelyards; ;
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