Smith & Shepherd's Contract for Clothing

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Date May 24, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary Smith & Shepherd have completed their contact for the clothing for the levies and Mr. Hodgdon has receipted to them for same. Some of the articles were not equal to the pattern and others were superior but on the whole Hodgdon judges that Smith & Shepherd have successfully executed their contract. Additional overalls have been commissioned so that the soldiers will have clean pairs.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Messers Smith and Shepherd; Samuel Hodgdon; quartermaster; soldiers; ;
Related Places War Department;
Keywords contract of clothing; clothing; contract; receipt; report; articles; patterns; levies; linen overalls; kept tolerably clean; overalls of Russia sheeting; drilling; contract price; payment; ;
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