Clothing for the Troops

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Date December 15, 1791
Author Name William Hill (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary The Secretary of War encloses two boxes containing articles of clothing for the troops in the service of the United States on board the stage boat Amboy. One box contains 160 pairs of woolen overalls and the other contains 133 pairs of woolen overalls and 499 pairs of woolen socks. A receipt for delivery should be transmitted by post.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
Document Notes Enclosed is a receipt dated New York 15 December 1791 for two boxes of clothing, signed by Robert Patterson.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; William Hill; Secretary of War; troops; Robert Patterson; Pattson; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York; York; ;
Keywords receipt; boxes of clothing; clothing; post; woolen overalls; woolen socks; stage boat Amboy; navigation; transportation; duplicate receipts; ;
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