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Order to Furnish Recruits to Capt. Truxtun

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PublicationUnited States Office of Naval Records and Library [Dudley Knox]. Naval Documents Related to the Quasi-War between the United States and France: Naval Operations from February 1797 to December 1801. 7 Vols. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1935-1938. (no image)
Document Information
Date May 30, 1798
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Samuel Dyson (primary)
Summary If Captain Truxtun requests recruits from Dyson, he should find volunteers for the cruise, making sure that they understand that they will return to the infantry at the end of the voyage and that while acting as marines they will be entitled to a marine's pay.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Printed in Naval Documents Related to the Quasi-War between the United States and France, vol. 1, p. 96.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Lieutenant Samuel Dyson; James McHenry; Captain Truxtun; recruits; volunteers; marines; ;
Related Places Philadelphia;
Keywords frigate Constellation; offer voluntarily; intended cruise; return to the Infantry; pay rolls of the ship; pay of marines; ;
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