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[PRIVATE] Regulations on Uniforms

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CollectionDartmouth College Library: Frederick Chase Collection view image
Document Information
Date January 27, 1799
Author Name George Washington (primary) Location: Mount Vernon
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Enclosed letter for Washington's tailor regarding fixed style of uniforms for varying grades of officers. Specifics on Washington's desires for the style of uniform.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Private
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; George Washington; McAlpin; tailor; tayler; officers; Congress; French; John Adams; ;
Related Places Mount Vernon; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords uniforms; embroidery; embroidery on the cape, cuffs, and pockets of the coat; waistcoat; coat; eagle; cockade; epaulet; stars; dye; ;
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