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Inquiry as to Whether John Stagg Felt Pressured to Resign by McHenry

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
Document Information
Date May 24, 1800
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name John Stagg (primary)
Summary McHenry mentions hearing a rumor that he had forced Stagg out of the position of Chief Clerk of the War Department to make way for McHenry's brother-in-law, and that he treated him badly in that office - asks Stagg whether he felt any such pressure or displeasure with McHenry's conduct.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Enclosed in McHenry to Adams, 05/31/1800.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Stagg; James McHenry; President; Chief Clerk; brother in law; Department of War; ;
Related Places Philadelphia;
Keywords resign; act or expression; ;
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