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Carleton, Joseph (1754-1812) [Extract from minutes of a meeting of the Board of War]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00952 Author/Creator: Carleton, Joseph (1754-1812) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 18 May 1781 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 26.2 x 20 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00952 Author/Creator: Carleton, Joseph (1754-1812) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 18 May 1781 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 26.2 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Carleton, Secretary of the Board of War, attests that as soon as the Board of War receives an accurate return of field commissaries of military stores, Richard Frothingham will be appointed principal field commissary of military stores and will have his warrant dated from the time [Samuel] Hodgdon quit the department.

People: Carleton, Joseph, 1754-1812
United States. Continental Congress. Board of War and Ordnance
Frothingham, Richard, 1748-1819
Hodgdon, Samuel, 1745-1824

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyMilitary SuppliesMuster Rolls and ReturnsContinental CongressCongressGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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