With the President Declining, Who is to Succeed Him?

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Date September 27, 1796
Author Name Winthrop Sargent (primary) Location: Detroit
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Apologizes for not having written but he has been busy with work. Asks for news regarding the succession of the President and hopes that it will not bring strife. Describes a storm on Lake Huron. Encloses a letter for his sister.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Winthrop Sargent; President George Washington; sister; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Detroit; inland seas; Lake Huron; Congress; ;
Keywords governorship; secretary position; news; succession; ;
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