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Order for the Sending of A Recruiting Officer from the Frigate United States to New York

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: John Barry Collection view image
Document Information
Date May 8, 1798
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Captain John Barry (primary)
Summary Directs Barry to order a lieutenant of the frigate United States to New York City, to recruit seamen there. Orders Barry to provide the lieutenant with instructions, and for that officer to keep close accounts of his expenditures, that they may be reimbursed.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes The collection duplicates itself.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Captain John Barry; James McHenry; Secretary of War; lieutenant; officer; seamen; ;
Related Places War Department; New York City; ;
Keywords recruiting; accounts; expenditures; reimbursement; frigate United States; orders; ;
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