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Knox has Resigned

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Coxe and Irvine Papers, RG92 (no image)
Document Information
Date January 3, 1795
Author Name John Stagg (primary) Location: Department of War
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Summary Informs that Knox resigned and Pickering will replace him.
Document Format Extract of Letter
Document Notes In 1828 Isaac Craig's son Neville B. Craig prepared a three-page list of extracts of his father's correspondence with the War Office. This document was one of those. Note the differences between the extract and the full document.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; John Stagg; General Henry Knox; Secretary of War; Colonel Timothy Pickering; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Department of War; ;
Keywords appointment; resignation; ;
Key Phrases he resigned his appointment as Secretary of War at the close of the year; his successor; Pickering was yesterday appointed

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No 33
Department of War
Jany 3 - 1795
I have shewn your letter of the 26th Ultimo, which I received yesterday, to General Knox. He resigned his appointment as Secretary of War at the close of the year. His successor Coll Timothy Pickering was yesterday appointed.
I am Sir, with esteem, Your Obt Sert
Jon Stagg, Junr
Major Craig