Purchase of Supplies for Fort Independence on Castle Island near Boston, Massachusetts

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Date December 4, 1800
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Israel Whelen (primary)
Summary Letter, directs purchase of supplies for Fort Independence on Castle Island near Boston, Massachusetts.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Israel Whelen; Samuel Hodgdon; agent; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Fort Independence; Castle Island; Boston;
Keywords procure and deposit; supplies; rocket and portfire paper; cotton wick; spirits of wine; white wine vinegar; dressed sheep skins; spunge tacks; copper nails; scales with weights from four pounds to half and ounce; brass quadrants with plumets; gunters scales; callibre compasses; coopers copper adze and driver; hammers; pinchers; rasps; laboratory or shoemakers knives; scissors; skeins of Hamburg line; tarred marline salt or drudging boxes; tin or copper funnels for shells; iron kettles for kit; iron ladles; fuze machine; bolt of duck; dark and common lanterns; copper kettles; copper mealing pan; fine brass wire sieves; common brass wire sieves; gauze sieves with leather bottoms; brass mortar with pestle; rocket mould with former & drift; portfire mould with former and drift; bullet moulds; hand bellows; vise; bench vice; hand vice; tinmans tools; turners tools; oil cloths; tanned hides; rosin; pitch; bees wax; borax; pewter solder; brushes; box of tin; brass & iron wire assorted; sheets of copper; punk; junk for wads; olive oil; linseed oil; white lead; lamp black; carpenters tools; sand paper; coils of rope from one and an half to three inches; receipts; articles; cash accounts; ;
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