Transcriptions closed on May 15, 2018. Read more details here.

Politics Between Wayne and Wilkinson

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionBoston Public Library: American Manuscripts view image
Document Information
Date July 4, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Samuel Chase (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses Wilkinson & Wayne dispute; asks for opinion re legal issues; discusses Executive power re military.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Samuel Chase; James McHenry; Gen. Wilkinson; Gen. Wayne; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; ;
Keywords former may call for an inquiry or perhaps court martial on the latter; consider the following questions; can the commander of the army be subjected to a court of inquiry with or without his consent; Act of War for the administration of justice; can the president as commander in chief or the executive order a court martial to try the commander of the army; military tribunal; conduct of the president in such a case; beg you will keep this request to yourself; senate; nomination; result as soon as convenient; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

[Note: Transcriptions are works in progress and maybe partial. Please help us correct any errors or omissions by signing up for a transcription account.]
[not available]