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Forwarding of Correspondence Regarding Fort at Salem, & Its Naming

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
CollectionLibrary of Congress: MMC, McHenry, James (no image)
Document Information
Date August 28, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Trenton
Recipient Name John Adams (primary)
Summary Forwards correspondence with Jonathan Waldo, representative of Salem, Massachusetts, regarding funds for the defenses there, as well as the renaming of the fort. McHenry notes that forts have generally been named by their construction engineers or commanding generals, not requiring the approval of the Secretary of War.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes 2 COLLECTIONS: one with photocopy images, one without images.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Adams; James McHenry; Jonathan Waldo; engineers; Secretary of War; commanding general; ;
Related Places Trenton; Salem; ;
Keywords monies; improvements; defenses; name of the Fort; ;
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