Notification of Resignation

Document Information
Date August 3, 1799
Author Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary)
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Extensive explanation of reason for resignation given as degradation. Cited superiority over Talbot, who was promoted ahead of him, and rank of commission violated.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Source Collection: Harvard University: Frederick M. Dearborn Collection

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