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Appointments of Adjutant General and Gift

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CollectionHoward-Tilton Memorial Library: George & Katherine Davis Coll. view image
Document Information
Date August 13, 1798
Author Name George Washington (primary) Location: Mount Vernon
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Mentioned previous letter sent by Washington to McHenry regarding lack of communication to Washington on all military decisions. Thanked McHenry for his inclusion in more recent decisions. Noted Mr. Talmadge's positive opinion of the cavalry. Inquiry into obtaining tin box from a friend in the East India Company.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Secretary of War; George Washington; Major Talmadge; Law; cavalry; East India Company; adjutant general; officer; army; collector of New York; Mr. Law; ;
Related Places Mount Vernon; New York; Virginia; ;
Keywords tin box; gift; private letter; confidential letter; organization of the army; recruiting; veteran troops; void of discipline; ;
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