Capt. Irvine in Charleston to recover from illness

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Date December 27, 1800
Author Name General William Irvine (primary) Location: Carlisle
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary) Location: War Department
Summary General William Irvine answers a letter from William Simmons addressed to his son, Captain Irvine. Cannot offer any reasons why he has not furnished Simmons according to promise. Mentions that physicians have judged that Capt. Irvine needs to pass two or three months in the winter in a southern climate, and so he has gone off to Charleston, South Carolina. He will return to his company at Fort Jay as soon as he returns.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Simmons to Irvine, 01/23/1801.
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Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; William Irvine; company; Wolestonecroft; physician;
Related Places War Department; Carlisle; South Carolina; Charleston; Fort Jay; New York;
Keywords climate; barracks; certificate; winter;
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