Report of Conditions at the Garrison

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Date November 23, 1791
Author Name John Armstrong (primary)
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary)
Summary Reports missing an important article (tar) and no corn, and they cannot proceed as planned, producing an insecure situation at the garrison. Notes need for a constant guard against the savages, leaving them very fatigued. Requests an assortment of gimblets and kettles and writing paper. Waits boat and corn. Rooms are too dark.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; John Armstrong; Mr. Ward; Indians; Ketchel; Retchel; garrison; guard; armed men; ;
Related Places Fort Washington; Fort Hamilton; river; ;
Keywords tar; flatt; corn; fatigue; doors; store houses; gimblets; gimlets; camp kettles; writing paper; quires; boat; light canoe; window glass; ;
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