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Additional Necessary Supplies & Inadequacy of Furnace; Order for Advance down the Ohio

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionSterling Library: Knollenberg Collection view image
CollectionPrinted Version only (no image)
PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date August 4, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary)
Summary Informs Hodgdon that the bills he had drawn will be paid. Expresses dismay at a reported need for additional supplies, particularly for shells, which cannot be obtained; casts aspersion on Turnbull & Marmie's Furnace, which has proved inadequate. Strongly suggests that the force now assembling at Pittsburgh descend the Ohio as soon as possible.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Knox to Hodgdon, 08/11/1791. Cites Hodgdon to Knox 07/28/1791 and 07/09/1791. 2 COLLECTIONS: one with photocopy images, one without images.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Henry Knox; Turnbull and Marmie; President of the United States; commanding general; Captain Phelon; ;
Related Places War Department; Pittsburgh; Ohio River; Fort Pitt; ;
Keywords bills; additional stores; shells; campaign; furnace; ;
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