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Appointing officers for the Provisional Army

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Date May 1, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Benjamin Goodhue (primary)
Summary Argues that it would be better to fully prepare and appoint officers for the Provisional Army now than wait until immediate danger comes.
Document Format Draft Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Benjamin Goodhue; James McHenry; military; army; officers; President; patriots; Dexter; generals;
Related Places Massachusetts; Europe; France;
Keywords Appointment; recommendation;
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