Forwarding of Recent War Department Correspondence, with Table of Contents

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Date April 13, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name John Adams (primary)
Summary Informs President Adams, shortly after his inauguration, of the various affairs involving the War Department by forwarding War Department correspondence to him [the source of this collection]. Appended by a table of contents for the entire collection, which includes letters on relations with the Indians, military stores & regulations, fortifications, instructions to various officers and agents, etc.
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Related Persons/Groups John Adams; James McHenry; President United States; Secretary of War; Creeks; Cherokees; Silas Dinsmoor; Indian Agent; Benjamin Hawkins; agent to Creeks; Constant Freeman; agent war department Georgia; David Henley; agent war department Tennessee; Indian Chiefs; Philadelphia; Chickasaw; Shawanees; Wiandot; Wyandot; Stephen Hillis; deputy paymaster; James Byers; factor at Tellico; Edward Price; factor at Georgia; Lieutenant Colonel Gaither; Captain Sparks; Samuel Hodgdon; superintendent military stores; John Harris; military storekeeper; Dey of Algiers; ;
Related Places War Office; Norfolk; New York; Portsmouth; Virginia; New Hampshire; Boston; Massachusetts; Baltimore; Maryland; Algiers; ;
Keywords regulations; instructions; treaty with Creeks; Indian boundary; conference of Indian chiefs in Philadelphia; estimates; committee of congress; salutes; maritime posts; frontier posts; recruiting service; live oak timber; ;
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