Discussion of Two Courts Martial

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
CollectionLibrary of Congress: MMC, McHenry, James view image
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Date September 11, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Trenton
Recipient Name John Adams (primary)
Summary Appears to forward proceedings and sentencing of the court martial of an officer of the 1st Regiment of Infantry, Lt. Jacob Krumer [?]. Reminds Adams both of the lieutenant's sentence as governed by a Congressional "Act to ascertain and fix the military establishment of the United States" and that his judgment is still needed on the sentencing of Andrew Anderson, whose court martial for desertion and other crimes was held in November 1798.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes The second collection partially duplicates the first.
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Related Persons/Groups John Adams; James McHenry; Brigadier General Wilkinson; Lieutenant Jacob Kreemer; Infantry; Andrew Anderson; prisoners; ;
Related Places Trenton; Loftus' Heights; Fort Sargent; Mississippi; ;
Keywords court martial; sentence; desertion; aiding and assisting; arms and accoutrements; ;
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