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Accounts and Discussion of Young Men with Military Careers

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: MMC, McHenry, James view image
CollectionBoston Public Library: American Manuscripts (no image)
MicrofilmJames McHenry Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date July 25, 1798
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Samuel Chase (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses candidates re General's aid appointment.
Document Format Autograph Letter of Undetermined Type
Document Notes second copy of document superior to first. See page 7-8 for better copy of document.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Samuel Chase; James McHenry; Caton; Carroll; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Mount Vernon; ;
Keywords general declined giving me any promise; time arrived at might require my presence with the army; young man of promise and that would soon fill the station he aims at with reputation; charged by a man of talents and much political celebrity to mention him to the general; your letter; written to me respecting the wish of the young Mr. Carroll to be appointed on the aids to the general; submitted the application; case of your son; ;
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