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War Department, August 16th, 1792 Sir, I request that you will purchase for the troops of the United States, for the hospital department, the following articles_ to wit_

Ten Kegs -- Sherry Wine -- best quality -- ten gallons in each keg. Ten Kegs -- Port Wine.........d...d.........d Five CW (?) . . . coffee. Five barrels. .. Brown Sugar Five boxes..Chocolate....Fifty tbs in each box. Half chest...Bohea Tea. Half Chest...Souchong-ditto. (incomplete)

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