Request for Resignation or Court Martial

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Date March 31, 1792
Author Name Arthur St. Clair (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary St. Clair discusses his willingness to resign or face a court martial, but not a public trial. He believes that only a military tribunal is appropriate for military crimes and misconduct. If someone of the same rank can be sent to take command, he will resign immediately. Stated that the misfortune of the Wabash campaign can be attributed to St. Clair.
Document Format Autograph Draft Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; Arthur St. Clair; House of Representatives; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; House of Representatives; ;
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