Forwarding to Adams a Copy of a Letter to the New Secretary of War

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
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Date May 31, 1800
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name John Adams (primary)
Summary McHenry submits a copy of the letter he has left for his successor as Secretary of War, Samuel Dexter, which contains a statement of the situation of the department and issues requiring immediate attention.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups John Adams; James McHenry; successor; ;
Related Places War Department;
Keywords letter; measures; ;
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