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Whether Officers' Families Entitled to Quarters

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date November 8, 1793
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary)
Summary Has not heard from Major General Wayne. Mentions dispatches borne by Ensign Morgan. It would afford satisfaction to be able to legally direct that officers' families be furnished with quarters, but there is no law authorizing. If there are unoccupied public barracks or rooms at Pittsburg, the families may occupy.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Craig to Knox, 11/15/1793.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Henry Knox; Samuel Hodgdon; Quartermaster General; James O'Hara; Anthony Wayne; Ensign Morgan; officers families; wives; husbands; Lieutenant Murts; Lieutenant Whistler; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Headquarters; Wilderness; Boston; ;
Keywords papers; quarters; fuel; expense; barracks; pay; vouchers; clothing; ;
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