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Title:[Proposals] 1794 Oct. 31, Knoxville, Tennessee [to] David Henley / John Chisolm : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Chisholm, John

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Date: October 31, 1794
Extent: 4p
Summary:This document is a proposal from John Chisolm to David Henley, agent for the Department of War, dated October 31, 1794. The document provides specific details for supplying rations for the use of troops in service at the rivers in the territory south of the Ohio.
Collection:David Henley Collection

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Proposials [Proposals] made by John Chisolm to David Henley Esquir [Esquire] Agent for the war Department__ For Supplying such Rations, in the Territory South of the ohio as shall be requred [required] for the use of the Troops in Service from the first day of january to the thirty first Day of December Bouth [both] dayes [days] Inclusively in the __ Year 1795__

1st At any place or Placess [places] from the mouth of the River Tennessey [Tennessee] to Occochoppo or Bear Creek on said River two cents pr [per] Ration__

2nd At any place or placess [places] from the mouth of the River Cumberland On the said River to Nashville 4 Cents

3d At Nashville 12 Cents__

[gap] any place or placess [places] within thirty miles of__ Nashville, to the southward westward or Northward there of 12 Cents__

5th At Bledsoes Lick 12 Cents__

6th At any place or placess [places] between Bledsoes lick and Nashvill [Nashville] 8 Cents__

7th At any place or placess [places] from Bledsoes lick to the Crossing of the cumberland River along the New Trace 4 Cents

8th At at or near the great salt lick & at the crossing place over cumberland River 2 C [Cents] near New Trace [added: 12 cents]

9th At any place or placess [places] along the New Trace from the crossing of cumberland River to the mouth of__ Clynch River 8 Cents__

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10th At the mouth of Clynch River 12 Cents that is at the Block houses at the mouth of Clynch

11th At any place or placess [places] On the Northwestern Frontiars [Frontiers] of washinton [Washington] & Hambleton Districts in the Territory of South of the ohio from the Block houses at the mouth of clynch to the Virginia line 8 Cents

12th At any place or placess [places] On the Southern frontier of washenton [Washington] or Hambleton Districts 12 Cents

13th At any place or placess [places] in the Territory South of the ohio not herein mentioned 10 Cents

october 31st 1794
John Chisolm

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[added: Collonel [Colonel] David Henley ]

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31 October 1794
John Chisom [Chisolm]
Proposals for
the Ration Contract

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