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Regarding the Appointment of an Inspector of the Frontier (Body Text Only)

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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 Adams concurs with the communicated judgments of the department heads [Cabinet] on the necessity of appointing a qualified person to inspect government property and installations along the frontiers. Asks for the names of candidates to be sent to him, and recommends a senator from Connecticut as one candidate.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes This text, and its envelope, are duplicated in 1800052440201.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; John Adams; heads of departments; Uriah Tracy; Senator; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; North Western Territory; Mississippi River; frontiers; Tennessee; Georgia; Connecticut; ;
Keywords report; appointing; examine; garrisons; Indian trading houses; factories; public property; ;
Key Phrases actual state of the garrisons, Indian trading houses or factories;

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