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Pinckney's Appointment as Major General

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CollectionSouth Caroliniana Collection: Pickney Family Papers view image
Document Information
Date October 17, 1798
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (primary)
Summary McHenry expresses his satisfaction at Pinckney's acceptance of his commission as a Major General in the Provisional Army. The relative rank of Major Generals is based on the order of appointment as follows: Major General Alexander Hamilton, Major General Pinckney, and Major General Henry Knox.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Charles Cotesworth Pinckney; James McHenry; the President [John Adams]; ;
Related Places War Department;
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