Adams Papers

From John Adams to James McHenry, 9 January 1800

Jan. 9 1800

The President requests the Secretary at War to have an Extract made from the Precis des Evenemens militaires, translated into our Language and printed, <which> of all those Parts which relate to the House Artillery, and to consider whether this System cannot be introduced into our military System and especially into a Militia Law or Volunteer Corps’s. When printed in Sufficient Numbers, the public Attention will be turned to the Subject and our Officers may be furnished with Copies.

DLC: James McHenry Papers.

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