Informing Hackett that Pay will Cease

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Date June 14, 1796
Author Name James McHenry Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Colonel James Hackett (primary) Location: Portsmouth
Summary Letter informs James Hackett, Naval Constructor at Portsmouth New Hampshire that because of congress decision to build three frigates, his pay will cease at the end of the month. Expresses hope that Hackett will resume service should there be a future opportunity.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Notes that similar letter was sent to Forman Cheeseman at New York. Circular letter.
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Related Persons/Groups James Hackett; naval constructor; Secretary of War; James McHenry; War Office; War Department; Navy; congress; Forman Cheeseman; ;
Related Places Portsmouth New Hampshire; War Office; War Department; Philadelphia; New York; ;
Keywords pay; frigate; circular letter; account; settlement; ;
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