Medals for Indians, Request for a Book, Etc.

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Date December 4, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Rufus King (primary)
Summary The Secretary at War mentions the following to Rufus King: Indians are asking for medals that have been promised to them; discusses the design of the medals; and McHenry asks King to procure a book in England entitled "Rules and Regulations for the Fortification, Field Exercise, and Movements of His Majesty's Forces;"
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Rufus King; James McHenry; William Hensley; Indians; John Adams; son; Indian Nation; British; Bend, Savage, and Bend; British army; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Annapolis; Maryland; England; Great Britain; War Office; London; ;
Keywords medals; plows; newspapers; book; copper; metal; penny; regulations; ;
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