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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.009.03
From Archive Folder Collection of 4 letters to William Richardson 
Title Andrew Pickens to William Richardson informing him of the delivery of the remainder of the ammunitions
Date 13 July 1782
Author Pickens, Andrew (1739-1817)  
Recipient Richardson, William  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written to Richardson at High Hills of Santee, South Carolina. Mentions that last April the governor of South Carolina, John Mathews, ordered Richardson to deliver to Colonel Hammond some arms and ammunition. States that he was informed only part of the order arrived. Indicates that he is sending Major Perdieu to retrieve the remainder. Asks Richardson to assist Perdieu in transporting the goods to Colonel Thompson since it is very inconvenient to send wagons and then have them join up with his march again. Lists what is due from the order, including powder, lead, flints, muskets, and cartouche boxes.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Military History  Military Supplies  Ammunition  Weaponry  Continental Army  
People Pickens, Andrew (1739-1817)  Richardson, William (1743-1786)  
Place written Widdon Weaver, South Carolina
Theme The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859