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Completing Washington's Uniform

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CollectionMaryland Historical Society: Special Collections, McHenry Collection. view image
Document Information
Date May 21, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Enclosed is a list of the names of the persons appointed from Virginia for the cavalry and infantry which includes those who have accepted, those who have declined, and those who have not been heard from. Because the Spring vessels have not yet arrived with the gold thread, Washington's uniform has not been completed. The stars for the epaulets will be sent with the uniform coat.
Document Format Draft Letter
Document Notes Draft. Cited in Washington to McHenry, 06/06/1799.
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; James McHenry; Mr. Alpin; ;
Related Places War Department; Virginia; ;
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