Men Called Up and Supplied

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Date March 25, 1791
Author Name Colonel David Shepherd (primary) Location: Ohio County
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Notification of soldiers called up and how they were supplied.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cites Knox to Shepherd 03/03/1791
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; David Shepherd; Government of Virginia; Lieutenant of Washington County; county lietuenant; John McIntire; ;
Related Places Ohio County; Virginia; Washington County, Pennsylvania; ;
Keywords orders; contract; supply; rations; communication; ;
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21. 15.
Ohio County, March 25th 1791
Sir
I Received your Letter of the 3d of March on the 22d Inst: a few days before I Received yours I received orders from the government of Virginia to order out Fifty men, under two Officers, which I had done as yours came to hand, and which number of Men I shall continue. After consulting the Lieutenant of Washington County Pennsyia [undecipherable] the following determination [undecipherable]arrange the men in such a manner as would best cover both counties, I made
Hon. Henry Knox Esqr.
16. 22.
made a contract with John McIntire for supplying the men with Rations at Eight Cents p Ration.
We labour under some dire advantage for want of ammunition.
I have the honor to be with Respect Sir Your most Obt Hble Servt
David Shepherd
Lieut of Ohio