Preparations for the Campaign

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Type

Copy of document

Title

Preparations for the Campaign

Description

The clothing has gone forward along with every other thing, the additional shoes and colors excepted, that will be in motion in a few days. [Caleb] Swan has not returned from Maryland but, if the employment is agreeable to him, he soon will join Hodgdon. Capt. [Michael] Houdin will set out today.

year created

1791

month created

07

day created

14

author

recipient

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note

This document is a duplicate.

notable person/group

Samuel Hodgdon
Henry Knox

document number

1791071400401

page start

1

number of pages

3

transcription

Duplicate
14th July
1791
Received
from
State Dep't
Nov. 24, 1894.
R.P.O. 401810
(Dupliccite)
Letter from the Secretary of War, to S. Hodgdon Esq.
July 14th 1791 (Duplicate)
War Department,
14th July 1791
Sir,
I have received your letter of the 4th instant. eh information which you transmit is peculiarly satisfactory. I am confident all things will be well arranged in your department.--
The Clothing has gone forward, and I believe every other thing, the additional Shoes and colors excepted which will be in motion in a few days.--
Mr. Swan has not yet returned from Maryland, but I expect him daily. Upon his arrival, if the employment is agreeable to him, he soon will go on to join you. Capt. Houdin will set out to day.
I hope all good report respecting General Scott may prove true_but I [undecipherable] of what they are.
Cls/
Received from State Dep't'.
Nov. 24, 1894
R.P.O. 401310 As you soon will defend the Ohio, if the pack horses should be deficient, the General will direct you to furnish the number which shall be necessary.
I am, Sir [undecipherable]
Samuel Hodgdon Esq
Quarter Master
To the Troops of the United States

Document instances

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[view document] (3 pages) ZLG17 (3 pages) Collection: Post Revolutionary War Papers, 1784-1815. (RG94) B:1
[view document] (3 pages) ZLG17a (3 pages) Collection: Post Revolutionary War Papers, 1784-1815. (RG94) B:1

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author Henry Knox [unknown] [n/a]
Recipient Samuel Hodgdon [unknown] [n/a]