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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date April 21, 1791
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Summary Request for fifty camp kettles to be made. Four companies to leave for Pittsburgh shortly.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Samuel Hodgdon; recruits; Henry Knox; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords public property; invoice; camp kettles; sheet iron; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

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Philadelphia 28th April 1791
Enclosed you have an invoice of Public property forwarded to your address for the use of the Recuits at Pittsburg--the secretary of War will (if not already done) order the distribution of it--the sheat Iron forwarded is for Camp kettles--if you can get them well and cheap made, I wish you have fifty made immediately--to be ready on any emergency
I have received your Letters, and have noted all their contents--but as I shall probably be with you soon, it is needless to reply at present--Four Companies leave this and the adjacent Towns for Pittsburg on Monday next--
I amSirYour Most Obedient servantSamuel HodgdonPMG
Major Craig