Acknowledged Receipt of Goods for Trade

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Date August 6, 1799
Author Name Edward Wright (primary) Location: Fort Wilkinson
Recipient Name John Harris (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Acknowledgment of receipt of shipment of various goods for the Indian trading post at Fort Wilkinson. He also mentions the supplies most needed by the Southern Indians.
Document Format Draft Letter
Document Notes Draft letter signed by "EW" who is most likely Edward Wright. The letter notes that Harris's letter of 9 July was received. Harris addressed a letter to Edward Wright at Fort Wilkinson dated 9 July 1799.
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Related Persons/Groups Edward Wright; E W; John Harris; Keeper of Military Stores; Colonel Hawkins; Benjamin Hawkins; Indians; John Clay; Captain Man; Matthew Hopkins; Mr. Price; assistant; Secretary of War; James McHenry; ;
Related Places Fort Wilkinson; Philadelphia; Savannah; Creek Factory; ;
Keywords invoice; merchandise; factory; Schooner Sea Flower; Sea Flour; irregular numbered; bales; Indian trade; powder; salt; blankets; fall; winter; goods; wagon loads; common stilyards; pair of scales and weights; hogsheads; former customs of the factory;
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