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Approval of War Office Evacuation to Trenton & Request for Judgment on McAlister Payment Dispute (Copy of Differing Date)

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
Document Information
Date September 2, 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.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Duplicate of a letter identified elsewhere as Adams to McHenry, Aug. 30, 1799.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; John Adams; Hugh McAlister; William Simmons; Captain Irvine; ;
Related Places Quincy; Trenton; ;
Keywords fever; removal; public offices; certificate; ;
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