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You Must Work Double Tides!

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
Document Information
Date June 9, 1791
Author Name John Stagg (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name William Knox (primary)
Summary General Knox is pressing for the articles to be sent forward to the frontiers. He requests that William Knox lose no time in completing this task and must work double tides to accomplish it.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups William Knox; John Stagg; General Knox; ;
Related Places War Department; frontiers; ;
Keywords returns of the articles; articles; double tides; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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Mr. Wm Knox
Letter from the War OfficeJune 9th 1791the Return of Stores wanted
[stamped] Received from State Dep't Nov. 24. 1894 R.P.O 401310
[stamped] Received from State Dep't Nov. 24. 1894 R.P.O 401310
War department,June 9th 1791
Sir
General Knox is very pressing for the return of the articles just forward to the frontier--he requests that you will lose no time to complete it--Nay he says you must work double tides to accomplish the object--It is of the utmost importance, that he should know this---
YrsJno Stagg Junr
Mr. Wm Knox