Removal of offices from Philadelphia to Trenton

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Date August 23, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary) Location: War Department
Summary States that it is proper - in light of the fever - to temporarily remove the offices of the War Department from Philadelphia to Trenton.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; James McHenry; accountant; quarter master general;
Related Places War Department; Philadelphia; Trenton;
Keywords fever; means of transportation; ;
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