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To Alexander Hamilton from Ebenezer Stevens, 2 October 1799

From Ebenezer Stevens, 2 October 1799

October 2, 1799

Eben. Stevens Agent for the War Department has the honor of laying before Major General Hamilton the following estimate of Carpenters tools necessary for hutting a Regiment. vizt.

Three wood axes to each Company— 30
For the field & Staff— 20
Two cross cut saws & ten hand saws— 12
Six In. Augers
Six hammers
Twelve Masons trowels
Two doz board nail gimblets
Six Carpenters Adzes
Two broad axes
A Set of Carpenters planes to cons⟨ist —⟩ one Jack & one smoothing plane

The above articles to be deliverd to the quarter Master of the regiment, who must ⟨acco’t⟩ with the Quart. Master General for the same, after the regiment is hutted.

about 1 doz sqares of 10 by 6 window glass will be necessary for each Officers hut.

(AD, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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