Forwarding of public stores to West Point; request for information regarding field pieces.

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Date July 14, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Jeremiah Olney (primary)
Summary Letter, in response to Olney's request, directs public stores forwarded to West Point by water, addressed to Captain George Fleming. Was not conscious of a considerable quantity being at Providence Rhode Island. Regarding the artillery pieces, asks by what means they came into possession of the artillery company under Colonel Tillinghast.
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Document Notes Cited in Olney to Knox, 07/23/1792.
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Related Persons/Groups Jeremiah Olney; Henry Knox; Col. Tillinghast; Captain George Fleming; ;
Related Places War Department; West Point; Providence; ;
Keywords rely on your procuring a vessel at the cheapest rate to transport them; transmit me a return of the stores you send and of such remain which are unserviceable; respect to the two field pieces; thank you to inform me by what means they came into possession of the artillery company; favored with your letter; request that you will forward West Point, by water, addressed to Captain George Fleming all the public stores in your possession which may be ft for use; not conscious of there being so considerable a quantity; ;
Key Phrases rely on your procuring a vessel at the cheapest rate to transport them; transmit me a return of the stores you send and of such remain which are unserviceable; respect to the two field pieces; thank you to inform me by what means they came into possession of the artillery company; favored with your letter; request that you will forward West Point, by water, addressed to Captain George Fleming all the public stores in your possession which may be ft for use; not conscious of there being so considerable a quantity;
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