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[CONFIDENTIAL] Status of Military

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CollectionState Historical Society of Wisconsin: George Clinton Papers view image
Document Information
Date April 1, 1800
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (primary)
Summary Discusses the power of the President to dismiss military officers and instances where such action is or has been appropriate. Also considers the attitudes of Congress towards the Army.
Document Format Autograph Draft
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Related Persons/Groups General Charles C Pinckney; James McHenry; President; officers; Congress; Mr. King; Commissioners; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; France; Lison; London; ;
Keywords power; military tribunal; expense; policy; treaty; military offenses; military spirit; ;
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