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Construction of Gun Carriages and New Administration

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date February 27, 1801
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary White oak of good quality has been on hand for 2 years and is being used by the carpenter and smith to construct gun carriages for the cannons shipped to Pittsburgh. Mentioned Congressional approval of President of U.S. Requests payment for services performed for the Ordnance Depart. Craig fears he will not hold his post under the new administration, wishes to settle all accounts as soon as possible.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Isaac Craig; Captain Read; carpenter; smith; Quartermaster General; Ordnance Department; General Wilkinson; Mrs. Wilkinson; Major Buell; Russell Bissell; administration; President; John Wilkins; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; seat of Government; Ohio; river; ;
Keywords cannon; carriages; cannon carriages; timber; lumber; white oak; boats; note; claims; ;
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