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Craig, Isaac (b. ca. 1742-1826) Indent of Ordnance Stores Necessary at this Post in Addition to those at Present here in Case any Offensive Operations are Intended from this Place Against the Enemys Posts Westward

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00894 Author/Creator: Craig, Isaac (b. ca. 1742-1826) Place Written: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph manuscript signed Date: 17 February 1781 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 32.6 x 21.2 cm.

Lists artillery supplies and stores. Written at Fort Pitt, which is current day Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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