Stagg Assures McHenry That He Had Nothing to Do With Stagg's Resignation

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Date May 26, 1800
Author Name John Stagg (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Stagg assures McHenry that he felt only kindness and indulgence from him as an employer, especially during "a long and unavoidable absence." States that McHenry's words or actions had nothing to do with his [Stagg's] resignation, citing rather poor health and the seeking of a better opportunity with which to support his family.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes Enclosed in McHenry to Adams, 05/31/1800.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; John Stagg; Secretary of War; Chief Clerk; family; ;
Related Places New York;
Keywords conduct; friendly disposition; kindness; resignation; infirm state of health; ;
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