Regarding Appropriate Punishment for Officers

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
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PublicationAdams, Charles Francis. The Works of John Adams. Boston, Little, Brown and Co.,1854. (no image)
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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.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Dexter; John Adams; officers; Mrs. Dexter; ;
Related Places Quincy;
Keywords proceedings; sentences; compassion; militia; ;
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