Double Rations for General Wilkinson

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Date October 9, 1800
Author Name Samuel Dexter (primary)
Recipient Name Caleb Swan (primary)
Summary Dexter confirms that he believes General Wilkinson was entitled to double rations between the date of General Washington's appointment of him in 1798 and the 14th of June 1800 because he had on the western frontier a separate command of a great portion of the Army.
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Related Persons/Groups Caleb Swan; Samuel Dexter; General James Wilkinson; General George Washington; ;
Related Places Western Frontier; ;
Keywords rations; appointment; ;
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