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Regarding Appropriate Punishment for Officers

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
CollectionPrinted Version only (no image)
PublicationAdams, Charles Francis. The Works of John Adams. Boston, Little, Brown and Co.,1854. (no image)
Document Information
Date October 9, 1800
Author Name John Adams (primary) Location: Quincy
Recipient Name Samuel Dexter (primary)
Summary Appears to signal delay in deciding appropriate punishment for several officers who treated a 3rd party in a poor manner. Adams is uncertain whether the punishments are too severe.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes 2 COLLECTIONS: one with photocopy images, one without images.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Samuel Dexter; John Adams; officers; Mrs. Dexter; ;
Related Places Quincy;
Keywords proceedings; sentences; compassion; militia; ;
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