Request for Boring Mill and Bill of Scantling

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Author Name Henry Knox
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Summary Encloses extract of letter from Samuel Hughes. Requests boring mill and bill of scantling be delivered before the French arrive.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Based on content, Henry Knox is presumed to be the Secretary at War at the time of this letter and its recipient.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Tench Coxe; Secretary of War: Samuel Hughes; Frenchman; ;
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Keywords extract from a letter; boring mill; plan; bill of scantling; materials; ;
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Mr. Coxe has the honor to transmit to the Secretary at
War, an extract from a letter from Samuel Hughes Esq. dated July 4
"A plan of the boring mill with a bill of scantling ought
"to be forwarded as soon as possible, in order that the materials may
"be got ready before the Frenchman comes down".,