Regarding Invoices, Shipments, Separation of Gun Powder; Level of Ohio River

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Date August 24, 1792
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Reports on receipt of invoices and wagon shipments. Craig is working on separating different kinds of powder. A small proportion is fine enough for rifle; not 1/4 musket powder. Mentions Captain Smith and Captain Mills detachments. Comments that the Ohio River is so low as to be impassable for any craft of burden to descend.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Isaac Craig; Michael Steven; Michael Stevor; Captain Smith; Captain Mills; detachments; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Ohio River; ;
Keywords invoice; stores; wagons; public stores; unnecessary delay; powder; rifle powder; musket powder; clothing account; crafts of burden; ;
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