Getting to the Battleground

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Date January 30, 1792
Author Name Robert Benham (primary) Location: Fort Jefferson
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Fort Washington
Summary Benham announces that he arrived at Fort Jefferson in the rain. The supplies are still about fifteen miles behind with a small escort. He believes that his route will be difficult until he gets to the battleground and hopes that the heavy rain will not prevent crossing the creeks in order to get to that place. He will set out in the morning.Other than that he has nothing strange to relate.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Robert Benham;
Related Places Fort Washington; Fort Jefferson; battleground; creeks; ;
Keywords rain; sleds; corn; route; ;
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