Sale of powder in military stores

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Date October 19, 1784
Author Name Donaldson Yeates (primary) Location: Turner Creek
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary)
Summary Discusses the sale of the powder in the military stores of the U.S. Reports that the owner of a store house where artillery carriages are stored is impatient to have them moved out so he can use the store house for his own needs
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; D. Yeates; Mr. Huggins; Mr. Corrie; Colonel Yates; Colonel Yeates; ;
Related Places Turner Creek; Elk; Susquehanna; Pennsylvania; Maryland; Eastern Shore; ;
Keywords account; sale of the public powder; certificates; payment; balance; sale; settle; rented; store; artillery carriages; articles; rent; little value; disposition; shot and shells; property; sales; private business; certificates; ;
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