Hindrance of the Business of the War Office

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Date August 24, 1798
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name General William Irvine (primary) Location: Carlisle
Summary Hodgdon tells General Irvine that if he cannot exchange the silver for bank notes, he should keep it until some other arrangement can be made. The poor health of the Secretary of War [McHenry] combined with his concern for his elder son, who is dangerously ill, has hindered the business of the War Office.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Partially illegible.
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Related Persons/Groups General William Irvine; Samuel Hodgdon; Secretary of War's elder son; ;
Related Places Carlisle; Philadelphia; Trenton; ;
Keywords silver; bank notes; money and clothing; his own ill health; ;
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