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Lieutenant General and Commander-in-chief of the Army

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Date July 3, 1798
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Kindly urges Washington to accept the commission of Lieutenant General and Commander-in-chief of the United States Army, in preparation for possible war against France. Desires to set up an opportunity to converse about the military situation.
Document Format Draft Letter
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; James McHenry; Senate; John Adams; army; commander;
Related Places Philadelphia; Mount Vernon;
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