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Regarding the Appointment of an Inspector of the Frontier

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
Document Information
Date May 24, 1800
Author Name John Adams (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Agrees with McHenry and the other department heads on the need to appoint a person to inspect the garrisons, Indian trade houses, and general conditions of the U.S. frontiers. Asks for the names of candidates to be sent to him, and recommends a senator from Connecticut as one candidate.
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter
Document Notes The body text of this letter is duplicated in 1800052640701.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; John Adams; heads of Departments; Uriah Tracy; John Newman; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; North Western Territory; Mississippi River; frontier; Tennessee; Georgia; Connecticut; ;
Keywords report; appointing; garrisons; Indian trading houses; factories; public property; ;
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