Private Letter on Appointment

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CollectionMaryland Historical Society: Gen. Otho Williams Papers, MS# 908 view image
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Date May 13, 1792
Author Name Brigadier General Otho H. Williams (primary) Location: Baltimore
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Reassured Knox that Williams did not fabricate excuse for not accepting appointment. Noted that he held no personal ambitions to be second in command, a factor that Knox used to try and sell appointment.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Otho Williams; Brigadier General; ;
Related Places Baltimore;
Keywords letter; apology; ;
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