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Discussion of Transport of Military Stores to West Point (2)

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CollectionRhode Island Historical Society: Jeremiah Olney Papers view image
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Date December 1790
Author Name Jeremiah Olney (primary) Location: Providence
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses transport of public stores to West Point.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Jeremiah Olney; Major Flagg; Colonel Daniel Tillinghart; Colonel William Wall; Richard Borden; Captain Sweet; ;
Related Places Providence; United States; West Point; Rhode Island; New York; ;
Keywords advances made for forwarding them from the places of deposit to the landing; necessary vouchers forwarded by the next post; discovered sundry articles In the several deposits which were not included in the original return; quantity of harch rope; boxes of musket cartridges; cask of damaged powder; account; gratify the anxious wishes of a deserving corps; desires of the inhabitants of this town; consistent with propriety and the public good; retain those pieces subject at all times to your orders; stores have been shipped in as good order as could be expected; five days labour in searching and digging for it in vain; brass 4 pounders mounted on field carriages; retained in the possession of the artillery company of this town; shott have been carried to the forge; Col. William Wall's Wharf; this load completes the return of all which were deposited in this state; 18 pound cannon that were claimed by and delivered to the owners of Hope Furnace; duly communicated to you; round shott; collecting the public stores deposited in that quarter; taken the fifth and last load of military stores; enclosed return; weighing tons for freight and delivery of the same; ;
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