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[PRIVATE] Appointment

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CollectionMaryland Historical Society: Gen. Otho Williams Papers, MS# 908 view image
Document Information
Date May 9, 1792
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Brigadier General Otho H. Williams (primary)
Summary Despite poor health of Williams, President was forced to give him appointment to Brigadier General due to the end of Senate session. Knox requests Williams accepts position that will put him Second in Command.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Williams to Knox, 05/13/1792. The Williams to Knox document also cites a public document of this date.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Otho Williams; Henry Knox; Brigadier General; Senate; President; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Baltimore; ;
Keywords nominate; accept; command; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

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