Transcriptions closed on May 15, 2018. Read more details here.

Horses and Transport of Supplies

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPierpont Morgan Library: Henry Knox Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 24, 1791
Author Name Arthur St. Clair (primary)
Recipient Name Wilkes (primary)
Summary No one arrived to make arrangements for transportation of contractor's supplies, so the letter writer did it himself. Mr. Ernest appears to have duplicated his arrangements.
Document Format Letter, Type Undetermined
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Wilkes; Arthur St. Clair; Ernest; Ludlow; contractors; agent; ;
Related Places Fort Washington; ;
Keywords provision; transportation; flour; horses; carriages; arrangements; ;
Key Phrases great and unnecessary expense; purchase four hundred horses on account of the contractors; transport the supplies for the army; full supply of horses are provided under the authority given to him; suspend your purchases of horses; make provision for the transportation of the flour &c for the army;

[Note: Transcriptions are works in progress and maybe partial. Please help us correct any errors or omissions by signing up for a transcription account.]
[not available]