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Title: [Letter] 1797 Aug. 31, [to] David Henley, Agent of War / William Richards : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Richards, William

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Date: August 31, 1797
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a letter dated August 31, 1797 from Captain William Richards to David Henley, Agent of War. Richards requests money to purchase a wagon to carry supplies for himself and his men.
Collection:David Henley Papers
Document: sc160

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I find on examination the canoe which I have hired at 1/-pr [per] day (as I could not purchase one under twenty dollars.) will not take all my baggage_ The spare cloathing [clothing]of my company and camp equipage requires a waggon [wagon]_ I can procure one by and with your approbation_

I am with Respect Sir
Your Obedient Servant
Wm [William] Richard Capt 3rd Reg. [Captain 3rd Regiment]
[added: Four Horses yet absent_
4 wanting Shoeing_][added:
David Henley Esquire Agent of War
Knoxville 31st Aug [August]_ 1797][added: P.S. Will you please to direct the purchase of a Lock as I cannot obtain the key of my store room_the sending after those articles would cost the United States forty dollars]
W.R. [William Richards]

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Knoxville31st Aug. 1797 William Richards
[added: David Henley Esquire Agent of War
[unclear: Serjeant McLaud ]]

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