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Regarding Colonel William S. Smith

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: MMC, McHenry, James view image
Document Information
Date May 24, 1800
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name John Adams (primary)
Summary Responds to Adam's note of the previous day enclosing a letter from William S. Smith, Lieutenant Colonel of the 12th Regiment of Infantry. McHenry considers the legality, justice, and pridence of Smith's request for a special appointment and his own battalion.
Document Format Autograph Letter
Document Notes Partly illegible.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Adams; James McHenry; William S. Smith; Artillerists and Engineers; Union Brigade; major; officers; Attorney General; Charles Lee; Senate; John Doughty; Inspector of Artillery; Major Lewis Tousard; Louis Tousard; Congress; European Power; ;
Related Places War Department;
Keywords report; requests; propriety; appoint; act of Congress; Constitution; opinion; Revolutionary War; vacancy; battalion; ;
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