Sheet Iron Not Arrived, Causing Delays in Production

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Date May 18, 1792
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Craig believed waggoners stopped over at their homes to plant corn while transporting cannons and sheet iron. Delay in transport has caused delay in production of camp kettles and other goods. Capt. Hughes and troops occupy barracks at new fort.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Isaac Craig; waggoners; Edward Butler; Captain Hughes; Turnbull and Marmie; Turnbull; Marmie; Major Clark; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; new fort; Fort La Fayette; Fort Lafayette; ;
Keywords sheet iron; cannon; corn; bar iron; forge; contract; axes; barracks; six pounders; block house; ;
Key Phrases am apprehensive that the Waggoners have halted at their homes, perhaps to plant their corn;
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