Dr. Hammell Relieved from His Post, Etc.

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Date October 28, 1792
Author Name Joseph Shaylor (primary) Location: Fort Washington
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Dr. Hammell has been relieved from his post and therefore his feelings have been much wounded. He is on his way to Philadelphia so that he can find out why he was turned out after having suffered as much hardship and trials as any member of his profession. A man in the packhorse department has been accused of murder of a discharged soldier.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Letter torn on right margin, text loss.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Joseph Shaylor; Indians; troops; St. Clair; Doctor Hammell; Colesworthy; General Putnam; May; Pack Horse Department; Matt Sullivan; Capt. Newman's Company; savages; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Fort Washington; fort; garrison; ;
Keywords hardship; situation; pack horses; murder; news; happiness; newspapers; ;
Key Phrases there has been lately little damage done the savages
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