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Change in Rendezvous Location

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CollectionJames S. Copley Library: General Collection view image
Document Information
Date August 8, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Captain Pratt (primary)
Summary To expedite recruiting process, Pratt is authorized to change his rendez vous location from Middletown to Hartford. Noted that Mr. Colt will furnish supplies to recruits at Hartford.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
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Related Persons/Groups Captain Pratt; Henry Knox; Mr. Colt; recruits; Major Franks; ;
Related Places War Department; Hartford; Middletown; Middle town; Springfield; ;
Keywords rendezvous; recruiting service; provisions; barracks; barrack utensils; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
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War-departmentAugust 8th 1791
Sir.
I have received your favor of the 31st ultimo.
If you find that the recruiting service will be expedited, by fixing your rendezvous at Hartford instead of Middletown you are at liberty to act accordingly--Probably Mr. Colt, or some other gentleman in Hartford, will furnish your recruits with provisions, fuel, barracks, barrack-utensils &c on the same terms as those furnished at Middletown or Springfield You will consult with Major Franks, the inspector, on this head.
I amSirYour humble SertHKnox
Capt. Pratt
War-departmentAugust 8th 1791
Sir.
I have received your favor of the 31st ultimo.
If you find that the recruiting service will be expedited, by fixing your rendezvous at Hartford instead of Middletown you are at liberty to act accordingly--Probably Mr. Colt, or some other gentleman in Hartford, will furnish your recruits with provisions, fuel, barracks, barrack-utensils &c on the same terms as those furnished at Middletown or Springfield You will consult with Major Franks, the inspector, on this head.
I amSirYour humble SertHKnox
Capt. Pratt