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Distilled Spirits to be Issued to Troops

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionDetroit Public Library: Solomon Sibley Papers view image
CollectionIndiana Historical Society Library: James O'Hara Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date June 25, 1793
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Hamilton has concluded to have purchases of distilled spirits made on the accounts of the government for the use of the army.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Alexander Hamilton; army; sellers; Quartermasters Department; officer of the revenue; commanding officer; John Stagg; ;
Related Places Treasury Department; Western parts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia; Pennsylvania; Maryland; Virginia; Kentucky; McIntosh; Washington; Steuben; Fort McIntosh; Fort Washington; Fort Steuben; Mouth of the Muskingum; Muskingum River; ;
Keywords distilled spirits; posts; supply of the army; reception; safe keeping; return; receiving provisions; accommodation; boat; ;
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