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Request for Instructions Regarding the Replacement of Provisional Purveyor With Permanent One

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CollectionLilly Library: Jonathan Williams Papers view image
Document Information
Date May 17, 1800
Author Name Jonathan Williams (primary) Location: Purveyor's Department
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Mentions reading in newspapers that Israel Whelen has been appointed Purveyor of Public Supplies; as Williams has been acting provisionally in this post, but Whelen has not yet received his commission, Williams asks for instructions on how to proceed.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Unclear, but an inch or two on the right of the 2d page may be missing.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Jonathan Williams; Israel Whelen; purveyor of public supplies; ;
Related Places Purveyor's Department;
Keywords appointment; business; commission; instructions; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

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