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Lot 2155: Related Documents U.S. 1794, 1798, and 1808 Militia Acts

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Historic Grouping of Handwritten Letters and Documents Related to the U.S. Musket Contracts of 1794, 1798, and the 1808 Militia Acts

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Estimated Price: $900 - $1,400

Historic Grouping of Handwritten Letters and Documents Related to the U.S. Musket Contracts of 1794, 1798, and the 1808 Militia Acts

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Lot of original documents to include: 6/1/1813 Instructions for making returns (inventories) of Ordnance stores, 12/1/1813 regulations for making returns (inventories) of Ordnance stores, 10/27/1792 handwritten letter from Secretary of War Knox to Hoogdon related to what became the musket contracts of 1794 and 1798, printed blank form used for 1808-1810 musket contracts, 12/16/1809 Tench Coxe Purveyor of public supplies letter to US Contractors regarding procedures, 12/9/1808 printed blank form for Tench Coxe letter to contractors regarding inspection of arms to be delivered, 1818 Secretary of War allocation of arms to each state pursuant to the 1808 Militia Act, 5/10/1816 transfers of accountability for Ordnance stores from the Superintendent General of military supplies, 8/13/1814 Ordnance Department regulations related to the boxes used to pack muskets. Fair to good condition with age related wear. Provenance: The George Moller Collection

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