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Extends Invitation as Adjutant General under General Hamilton

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPierpont Morgan Library: Gilder Lehrman Collection view image
CollectionLibrary of Congress: MMC, McHenry, James (no image)
MicrofilmJames McHenry Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date March 27, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name William North (primary)
Summary Outlines act to better organize US troops and the responsibilities of the Adjutant General. Reports needs of General Hamilton for such a position and calls North to the commission.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups William North; James McHenry; Alexander Hamilton; Adjutant General;
Related Places War Department; United States; ;
Keywords called into actual service informs me that the presence and aid of the adjutant general is essential to the due performance of the duties to be fulfilled by him; consider yourself subject to his orders; assume such station as the due performance of your duties and the good of the service may require; adjutant general of the army shall be ex-officio adjutant inspector general; provided by the fourteenth section of the act for the better organizing the troops of the United States; ;
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