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Letter from Colonel George Ried, June 8, 1782

TRANSCRIPT GLC 2437.08.173.01

Colonel George Ried.  Letter (extract, copy): Albany, to George Washington, 1782 June 08.  1 p.


Extract of a Letter from Colo. Ried

Commandg at Albany 8th June 1782


[inserted - different hand: To W.]


I must inform you that we are almost Distitute of Cartriges in this Quarter the few that are on Hand, are much too small, being made for the Militia Arms I wish a Quantity of Musquet Ball, Cartrige paper & thread, may be ordered on as soon as possible there is powder in Store sufficient for the present


I am &tc.
Geo: Ried


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