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Advice Regarding Acquisition of Spanish Posts and Financial Plans

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PublicationGibbs, George, ed. Memoirs of the Administrations of Washington and John Adams, Edited from the Papers of Oliver Wolcott, Secretary of the Treasury. 2 Vols. New York: np, 1846. (no image)
Document Information
Date October 4, 1797
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary) Location: Gray's
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Advised taking the Spanish posts "by hook or by crook" and maintained the Dons would not pursue the territory. Remarks on the failed launching of the frigate in Boston was a dose of humility for the Boston residents. Felt present state of commerce would ruin the economy, discussed Congressional attention to the matter. Requested McHenry's views.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Cited in McHenry to Wolcott, 10/13/1797.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Oliver Wolcott; Don; Spanish; Guion; Secretary of Treasury; ;
Related Places Gray's; Boston; Spanish posts; frontier; territory; Europe; ;
Keywords finance; frigate; ;
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