Return of public stores

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Date July 20, 1792
Author Name Jeremiah Olney (primary) Location: Providence
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter to Secretary Knox discussing the final return of public stores from Providence, Rhode Island to West Point, New York.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Jeremiah Olney; Col. Dan Tillinghast; Col. William Wall; Richard Borden; Capt. Fleming; Jonathan Bullock; ;
Related Places Providence Rhode Island; United States; Trenton; Fall River Massachusetts; West Point New York; Hope Furnace; ;
Keywords future order; receipt on the return; advances for and in behalf of the United States; six days labour in searching and digging for it in vain; sundry articles in the several deposits which were not included in the original return; 18 pound grape unfixed; quantity of match rope; straight shott; 6 pound iron cannon; boxes of musket cartridges; cask of damaged powder; ; public property deposited in this state; 18 pound cannon missing; principal part of those shott had been embezzelled; shott have been carried to the forge at or near trenton; freight of which I have agreed to pay him one and three quarter of a dollar per ton on his return; certificate of the delivery; could not have them freighted so low except I agreed to pay the money here; completes the return of public stores deposited in this state; two 18 pound cannon were claimed and delivered to the owners of Hope Furnace; round shott; taken the remainder of the military stores; weighing twenty four tons; ;
Key Phrases future order; receipt on the return; advances for and in behalf of the United States; six days labour in searching and digging for it in vain; sundry articles in the several deposits which were not included in the original return; 18 pound grape unfixed; quantity of match rope; straight shott; 6 pound iron cannon; boxes of musket cartridges; cask of damaged powder; ; public property deposited in this state; 18 pound cannon missing; principal part of those shott had ben embezzelled; shott have been carried to the forge at or near trenton; freight of which I have agreed to pay him one and three quarter of a dollar per ton on his return; certificate of the delivery; could not have them freighted so low except I agreed to pay the money here; completes the return of public stores deposited in this state; two 18 pound cannon were claimed and delivered to tehe owners of Hope Furnace; round shott; taken the remainder of the military stores; weighing twenty four tons;
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