Approval of War Office Evacuation to Trenton & Request for Judgment on McAlister Payment Dispute

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Date August 30, 1799
Author Name John Adams (primary) Location: Quincy
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Approves the removal of the War Office to Trenton due to the Philadelphia yellow fever; forwards correspondence concerning Hugh McAlister's claim for money from the War Department. Asks that McHenry review the evidence and see that justice is done.
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Document Notes Enclosed in McHenry to Adams, 10/25/1799.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; John Adams; Secretary of War; Hugh McAlister; President of United States; Captain Irvine; William Simmons; accountant; public office; ;
Related Places Massachusetts; Trenton; New Jersey; Philadelphia; Quincy;
Keywords claim; yellow fever epidemic; evacuation; ;
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