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Calling for official written opinions outside of the direction of the President

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Date December 7, 1798
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary)
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Wolcott informs McHenry that he has responded to his request for the opinion of the Department Secretaries on the issue of the Provisional Army and its order of rank. Wolcott strongly suggests, however, that in the future, McHenry should not call for written official opinions without the direction of the President.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Oliver Wolcott; James Adams; ;
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