Shipment of Clothing for Troops

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Date June 17, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary)
Summary Requests immediate shipment of clothing to Pittsburgh for troops under Major General Wayne. Troops which marched this year have received clothing at their rendezvous.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Henry Knox; troops; Major General Anthony Wayne; ;
Related Places War Department; headquarters; Pittsburgh; frontier; Wheeling; ;
Keywords clothing; pack up; recruiting rendezvous; supply of clothing; ;
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Letter from the
War Office dated
8th May 1793
Samuel Hodgdon Esqr
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War department, June 17th 1793
I request that the clothing for the Troops at head quarters, under major general Wayne, may be immediately pack up, and forwarded to Pittsburg, agreeably to the arrangement enclosed.
The troops which marched this year, have received their clothing at their recruiting rendezvous.
Beside the above a supply of clothing is to be sent to Pittsburg for the troops which will remain on the upper parts of the frontiers and at Wheeling. The precise number will be given you hereafter.
I am Sir, Your very humble Servt.
H Knox
Secy of War
Samuel Hodgdon Esqr