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Concerning Additional Companies of Cavalry

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
CollectionClements Library: James McHenry Papers (no image)
CollectionLibrary of Congress: MMC, McHenry, James view image
Document Information
Date July 20, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name John Adams (primary)
Summary Stresses the need of clothing and other supplies for new recruits and asks why no issues have yet been ordered to Major General Hamilton to raise six additional companies of cavalry.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Adams to McHenry, 07/27/1799. Draft included.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Adams; James McHenry; recruiting parties; 12th Regiment of Infantry; Major General Alexander Hamilton; cavalry; troop; company; non-commissioned officers; ;
Related Places War Department; ;
Keywords supplies; clothing; recruiting; emoluments; tactics; plan; geographical circumstances; ;
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