Supplies and Inspection

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Date April 20, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary)
Summary Suits to be delivered by Hodgdon, Knox ordered muster and inspection of Major Clarke's battalion.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Craig to Knox, 05/12/1791.
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Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Henry Knox; Major Clarke; battalion; Samuel Hodgdon; Major Clark; Major Clarke's battalion; ;
Related Places War Department; ;
Keywords suits of clothing; tents; inspection rolls; muster; inspection; arms and accoutrements; levies; muster rolls; receipts; articles; account of the levies; ;
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Letter War Office 20th April 1791
No 7 War Department,20th April 1791
Sir
One hundred suits of clothing have this day been forwarded by Mr. Hodgdon to your address, and also tents for one company. These are to be delivered to Major Clarke's battalion of Levies, whom you are to muster and inspect. I have for this purpose forwarded you muster and inspection rolls You will take proper receipts for all articles delivered the levies.
You are to understand that the arms and accoutrements which have been forwarded to you are for the use of the levies. You will therefore deliver them upon the returns of the officers, and also a due proportion of ammunition.
You will keep the accounts of the Levies distinct and fair, so that every officer to whom you deliver articles shall be held duly accountable.
I am Sir, your humble servantH Knox
Major Isaac Craig