Successor to the War Department

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Date May 30, 1800
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Henley (primary)
Summary Letter from the Secretary of War in his final days in office. McHenry appears to speak in ambiguity about his successor, unknown to this point to McHenry. Samuel Dexter would replace McHenry.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Partly illegible
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henley; James McHenry; Samuel Dexter; successor; ;
Related Places War Department;
Keywords office; private letter; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
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