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Explanation of McHenry's Resignation from Office of Secretary of War

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Document Information
Date May 19, 1800
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Charles Carroll (primary)
Summary James McHenry explains the circumstances which led to his resignation from the office of Secretary of War.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Charles Carroll of Carrolton; James McHenry; President; Federalists; Cabinet; Benjamin Stoddert; Congress; Major General Charles Pinckney; General George Washington; General Alexander Hamilton; Oliver Wolcott Jr; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York; South Carolina; Georgetown; England; ;
Keywords resignation; antifederal ticket; compromise; temper; election; appointment; dismissed; ;
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