Reliance on Your Prudence and Judgement

Item

Type

Extract of Letter

Title

Reliance on Your Prudence and Judgement

Description

"I enclose you a duplicate of my letter to Brigadier General Wilkinson of yesterday's date for your government in case he should have left Fort Washington or by any accident be prevented from communicating to you the contents. Having a perfect reliance on your prudence and judgement, I cannot doubt but your command will prove satisfactory to yourself and advantage to the United States."

year created

1797

month created

06

day created

10

author

recipient

in image

note

Document 2 in Report of the Secretary of War to the President, 06/30/1797.

notable person/group

Captain Isaac Guion, commanding a detachment of Troops destined for Natchez
James McHenry
Brigadier General Wilkinson

notable location

Fort Washington

document number

1797061000166

page start

3

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (24 pages) NMC02 (24 pages) Collection: Fifth Congress: President's Messages Transmitting Specific Documents or Information to the Senate [5A-E2] (RG46) (M1704, roll 2) M: 1704, R: 2

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author James McHenry [unknown] [n/a]
Recipient Isaac Guion [unknown] [n/a]