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Appointment of Officers, Etc.

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CollectionMaryland Historical Society: Special Collections, McHenry Collection. view image
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Date January 10, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary McHenry has ordered that the month of October be added to Washington's expenses. Letters advising gentlemen of their appointments by the Senate will go to them soon. The nominations of the infantry officers of Virginia have been postponed while awaiting ther arrival of the Senators of that State. The represenatives and Senators of Massachusetts objected to the nomination of Gibbs so it was not sent in. All the cavalry officers except Hite, whose nomination would incite great disgust, have been nominated.
Document Format Draft Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; James McHenry; Gibbs; Secretary of War; officers; senate; congress; cavalry; officers; Jacobins; Democratic Republicans; ;
Related Places War Department; Massachusetts; Virginia; ;
Keywords a very federal part of the country; connections are stated to be anti-governmental; regulations for the uniform of the army; infantry officers; short estimate of your expense; number of the nominations; expenses; pay; appointment; ;
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