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Furlough Granted to Captain Dale

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CollectionPresbyterian Historical Society: Timothy Pickering Papers view image
Document Information
Date March 14, 1795
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Captain Richard Dale (primary)
Summary Pickering informs Captain Dale that the President has granted him a furlough so long as Dale returns from China in time to take command of his frigate.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes Included is Pickering to Washington, 3/14/1795.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Richard Dale; Timothy Pickering; President of the United States [Washington]; B. Dandridge; Captain Richard Dale; Captain Samuel Barron; Mr. Pennock; agent; office of superintendent; General Knox; George Washington; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places War Office; China; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords Secretary's letter to the President of this date; ;
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Philadelphia War Office
March 14. 1795.
The foregoing is a Copy of my letter of this date to the President of the United States on the subject of the furlough you requested. I have just received and with great pleasure communicate the President's answer thro Mr. Dandridge his Secretary --
"B.w Dandridge respectfully informs the Secretary of War, that the President consents that a furlough shall be granted to Captain Dale for the reasons and upon the conditions mentioned in the Secretarys letter to the President of this date."
You will observe Sir, that I mentioned your expected return in full time to take command of the frigate destined for you; and this of course you will consider as one of the conditions on which the President's consent is founded
I am with great esteem
Your most obed.t Servant
Timothy PIckering
Sec.y of War
Captain Richard Dale