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Acceptance of Appointment as Quartermaster General

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
Document Information
Date March 14, 1791
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary)
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Hodgdon is honored that he has been appointed by the President [Washington], with the advice and consent of the Senate, as Quartermaster of the troops in the service of the United States. His inclination to serve his country and the flattering manner in which this appointment was made induce him to accept the appointment with the wish that he will discharge his duties with honor to himself and his country.
Document Format Autograph Letter
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Henry Knox;
Related Places Philadelphia;
Keywords business of the Military Stores Department; my public account; advances made; compensation for such services;
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