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Regarding Court of Inquiry & Resignation of General St. Clair

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CollectionHistorical Society Of Pennsylvania: Joshua Humphreys Correspondence view image
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Date March 31, 1792
Author Name Arthur St. Clair (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Discusses a proposed investigation of St. Clair's conduct, which cannot occur; also mentions St. Clair's prior decision to retire from the army once the inquiry had taken place, and why he has retained his commission thus far despite a threatened full court martial. Offers to send resignation immediately, if this is required by the service and the public good.
Document Format Autograph Signed Draft
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; Arthur St. Clair; House of Representatives; Press; ;
Related Places Philadelphia;
Keywords court of inquiry; investigation; commission; resign; court martial; resolution; ;
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