Forwarding Returns of Ordnance and Stores

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Date April 8, 1790
Author Name William Price (primary) Location: West Point
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Forwards the returns of ordnance and quartermaster stores for the month of March. Mentions that he had to have Mr. Morrow work on the carriages. Doctor Adams was not available so Price sent for Doctor Cooper of Peekskill.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Cites Price to Knox 04/05/1790.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; William Price; James Morrow; Doctor Adams; Doctor Cooper; ;
Related Places West Point; Peekskill; ;
Keywords return of ordnance; return of quartermaster stores; carriages; account; camp kettles;
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West Point April 8th 1790
Sir/
I now forward the return of Ordnance & Quarter Masters Stores for the Month of March 1790--
I had to employ Mr. Morrow to do some work to the Carriages which you directed should be sent away, but have not got his acct yet but will have that and the one for making the amp Kettles transmitted shortly--
I informed you in my last that I had sent for Doctr Adams but he was not at home--I therefore was under the necessity of sending for some others and have sent for one Doctr Cooper of pecks hill who is now here--
I am &c
The HonorableMajor Genl KnoxSecrtry at War