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Discussion of General Court Martials

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: MMC, McHenry, James view image
MicrofilmJames McHenry Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date January 21, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary)
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary Mentions the President's direction. Claims that the death sentence of General Brown cannot be executed; rather, outlines the requirements for an appropriate general court martial trial. Discussion of appropriate authority. Writes of the rights of the prisoner.
Document Format Autograph Letter fragment
Document Notes Illegible document.
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; James McHenry; John Adams; Congress; Prisoner; Judge; President of the Court; Advocate; Recorder;
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