Appointment as Lieutenant of Marines

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Date June 15, 1798
Author Name War Department (primary)
Recipient Name Lieutenant James McKnight (primary)
Summary James McKnight is appointed Lieutenant of Marines on board the ship of war Delaware. He is to recruit a sergeant, corporal, drum, fife and twenty one privates. He is to pay particular attention to rules and regulations.
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Related Persons/Groups President John Adams; Senate; War Office; James McHenry; Secretary of War; Marines; ;
Related Places War Office; ;
Keywords recruiting; ;
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