Urging of Careful Inspection of Officer Applications; Notification of Worthless Private

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Date August 1797
Author Name James Wilkinson (primary)
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Urges McHenry to carefully consider those who have applied for commissions in the army, that the force's respectability be maintained. Mentions a Levi Lane, a "worthless" private in a company of Artillery, who he alleges has repeatedly fallen from a position as a non-commissioned officer due to "disgrace."
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; James Wilkinson; Levi Lane; ;
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