Election of President, Craig's Retirement

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Date March 6, 1801
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Wilkinson left Pittsburgh for the "seat of Government" at the beginning of the month, mentioned that gossip believed he would become Secretary of War while retaining his rank in the army. Mentioned General promised to advocate for Craig's claim of reimbursement for his services in the Ordnance Dept. Craig does not have faith the claim will be pursued, so he requested Hodgdon assist him. Craig believes he will have to retire.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Isaac Craig; Wilkinson; General; clerk; President; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; seat of Government; ;
Keywords warrant; pay; claim; bill of exchange; ;
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