Opinion Respecting the Proceedings Against Ensign Morgan

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Date November 24, 1793
Author Name Edmund Randolph (primary) Location: German Town
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Attorney General Randolph gives his opinion that the President does not have the authority to review dismissals of officers resutling from a court martial. The regulations related to court martials are discussed in detail.
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; Edmund Randolph; constitutional commander in chief of the army; General Wayne; Congress; officer ordering the court to assemble; members of a Court Martial; ;
Related Places German Town;
Keywords proceedings against Ensign Morgan; judgement; sentence of the court martial; testimony; articles of war; my sentiments in favor of your interference; rules "for the administration of justice"; general courts martial; Mr. Morgan's court martial; scene of action; arrest of an officer; spirit of the sixteeenth article; time of peace; dismissal of a commissioned officer; time of war; oath; authentic extract; ;
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