Recommendation for Clerk at the National Bank

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Date June 3, 1800
Author Name James McHenry (primary)
Recipient Name George Simpson (primary)
Summary Discusses William Burton, who has served in the War Office as a clerk for several years. Because of familial concerns, Burton cannot move with the War Office from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C. Burton wishes instead to be employed as a clerk at the Bank of the United States, for which position McHenry recommends him.
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Related Persons/Groups George Simpson; James McHenry; William Burton; clerk; family; Timothy Pickering; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; War Office; War Department; City of Washington; ;
Keywords Bank of the United States; recommendation; character; ;
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