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Resolving the Case of Major Cushing, Etc.

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CollectionMaryland Historical Society: Special Collections, McHenry Collection. view image
Document Information
Date June 15, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary McHenry has directed Major Cushing to join the army only if he has accurately represented his case. His furlough should be limited to the time required to regain his health and, after its expiration, he should either perform his duties at camp or resign. The scheme for the new arrangement of the army should soon be ready. McHenry hopes that Washington has arrived safely at Mount Vernon so that he can rest.
Document Format Draft Letter
Document Notes The author is not shown but, based on content, it is presumed to be McHenry.
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; James McHenry; Major Cushing; ;
Related Places War Office; Mount Vernon; ;
Keywords fair statement of his case; ;
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