Petition of Monsieur Poirey

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Date April 5, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name House of Representatives (primary)
Summary McHenry discusses the petition of Monsieur Poirey, former secretary and aide de camp to the Le Marquis de LaFayette. It appears that General LaFayette was charged from time to time with very important separate commands and that M. Poirey has not received pay from the United States as either Aide de Camp or Secretary.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Secretary of War; Monsieur Poirey; aide de camp; Marquis de La Fayette; Lafayette; secretary; Army of the United States; Commander in Chief; House of Representatives; ;
Related Places War Department;
Keywords petition; general orders; pay; compensation; ;
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