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Letter to the Secretary at War

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CollectionMaryland Historical Society: McHenry Family Papers MS #647 view image
Document Information
Date August 8, 1799
Author Name John McHenry (primary)
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary John McHenry, writing from the Hague, discusses the new American Navy, the Jacobins in France, the prospects of war in Europe, the French seige of Mantua, and the fall of the citadel in Alexandria with his uncle, James McHenry.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Cited in McHenry to McHenry, 10/22/1799.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; John McHenry; Daniel; insurgents; Dutch; French; English; Russians; John Fries; Navy; privateers; Congress; seamen; General Guillaume Marie Anne Brune; Jacobins; Archduke; Mrs. McHenry; McHenry family; ;
Related Places The Hague; Philadelphia; Europe; Holland; Brabant; Paris; Citadel of Alexandria; Mantua; Italy; Tuscany; Switzerland; ;
Keywords insurrection; insurgency; newspapers; treason; naval prizes; secret expeditions from England; justice; invasion; siege; ;
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