Sale of powder in military stores

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Date October 19, 1784
Author Name Donaldson Yeates (primary) Location: Kent County, Maryland
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.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Content Notes The "extract" of the same date (image zug05) is not an exact copy.
Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Donaldson Yates; Mr. Huggins; officer; Mr. Corrie;
Related Places Kent County, Maryland; Elk; Susquehanna; Eastern Shore;
Keywords sale of the public powder; certificates; balance; amount; sale; engagements; business; settle; rented; store; artillery carriages; articles; paying; rents; small value; disposition; shot and shells; waste; property; stored and locked; sales; private business;
Key Phrases under the eye of an officer
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