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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 Cotesworth Pinckney (primary)
Summary Concerning the prospects of a Jeffersonian victory in 1800. McHenry also explains some of the general circumstances which led to his resignation.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Pinckney to McHenry, 06/10/1800.
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Related Persons/Groups Charles Cotesworth Pinckney; James McHenry; John Adams; Oliver Wolcott Jr; Congress; George Washington; Alexander Hamilton; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; South Carolina; New York; Georgetown; North Carolina; France; England; Baltimore; ;
Keywords resignation; antifederal ticket; compromise; election; mission; ;
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