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From John Adams to James McHenry, 17 December 1798

Phyladelphia Dec 17 [1798]

The president of the U.S. requests the Secy. at war to present to each of the heads of department a copy of the schedule A with a request that they would examine it and consult such members of congress as they judge the best qualified to give information concerning the propriety of nominating the officers contained in the list.

John Adams

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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