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Plans for Travelling to Philadelphia

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CollectionMaryland Historical Society: Special Collections, McHenry Collection. view image
Document Information
Date January 31, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Baltimore
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Mr. Chase is extremely pleased with his appointment and will set out by stage for Philadelphia soon. Despite a bad cold, McHenry plans to travel by horseback but his journey may be delayed as he severs his connections in two mercantile partnerships.
Document Format Draft Letter
Document Notes The author is not shown, but based on the content, he is presumed to be McHenry.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups George Washington; James McHenry; Samuel Chase; ;
Related Places Baltimore; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords appointment; stage; journey; horseback; bad cold; lodgings; no increase of salary; mercantile partnerships; ;
Key Phrases after which I shall meet you with a disembarrassed mind and rich enough to require no increase of salary;

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