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Arms Shipment to Charleston

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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 December 7, 1791
Author Name John Stagg (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name William Knox (primary)
Summary Knox is directed to have transported on the ship now riding at anchor in the harbor and sailing soon to Charleston one hundred stands of arms with accoutrements and knapsacks complete. Also included will be powder, lead, cartidge paper, and bullet moulds to make musket cartridges to equip 400 men with 200 rounds each. The fifty horseman saddles with accoutrements will also be completed according to contract.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups William Knox; John Stagg; clerk; chief clerk; men; ;
Related Places Charleston; South Carolina; War Department;
Keywords ship; anchor; harbor; stands of arms; accoutrements; knapsacks; powder; lead; cartridge paper; bullet moulds; musket cartridges; horseman saddles; contract; ;
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