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Regrets Resignation of Brigadier General Josiah Harmar

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CollectionWestern Reserve Historical Society History Library: Alfred T. Goodman Papers view image
CollectionPrinted Version only (no image)
PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date July 7, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Arthur St. Clair (primary)
Summary Expresses regret at resignation of Brigadier General Harmar, as he esteems him as a good officer.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Knox to St. Clair, 07/14/1791.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Arthur St. Clair; Henry Knox; Brigadier General Josiah Harmar; good officer; General St. Clair; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places War Department;
Keywords resignation of Josiah Harmar; resignation; resolution; ;
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War Department. July 7. 1791.
Sir: ***I am sorry that Brigadier general Harmar should take the resolution to resign, as, with you, I esteem him to be a good officer."-***
I have the honor to be sir
H. Knox
General St. Clair.-