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Correspondence and Documents Within these series, items are arranged chronologically, with undated items at the end. Inhe emigrated to Philadelphia, and was joined by his father the next year in Baltimore, where the elder McHenry started a successful importing business.
Having first received his education in Dublin, James continued his studies at Newark Academy in Delaware inbefore beginning the study of medicine in Philadelphia under Dr. McHenry first volunteered for military service inand he served as an assistant surgeon at the Cambridge military hospital in Massachusetts, before being appointed surgeon of the 5th Pennsylvania Battalion in August On May 15,George Washington appointed him as his secretary, a position he held until he became a member of Lafayette's staff in The next year, he was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention, where he created a private record of the proceedings.
After the convention, McHenry returned to Maryland and was a member of the constitutional ratifying convention for the state. He served as a member of the Maryland Assembly and then the Maryland Senate, before being offered the position of secretary of war to replace Timothy Pickering in January He served untilwhen President John Adams forced his resignation over increasing tensions arising from McHenry's alignment with Alexander Hamilton.
After his resignation, McHenry came under attack from Republicans, who accused him of misusing funds during his tenure as secretary of war. A congressional committee declined a formal investigation, but McHenry delivered a defense before Congress on December 28, Afterwards, McHenry retired to Fayetteville, his estate near Baltimore, where he founded the first Bible society in Baltimore, in McHenry died insurvived by his wife Margaret Caldwell, and two children.
Included in the materials are approximately letters and documents, primarily related to McHenry's political career, as well as financial records and miscellaneous documents, including poetry and genealogical materials.
The majority of the correspondence and documents are drafts or retained manuscript copies. The Correspondence and Documents series spanswith the bulk of materials concentrated around to The first box of the collection contains documents and correspondence related to McHenry's service in the Revolutionary War, including correspondence with Sir Henry Clinton, George Washington, and Alexander Hamilton.
The materials include a draft of a letter to British general Henry Clinton regarding his military failures, written in McHenry's hand but signed "Z" October 26,as well as a copy of a letter allegedly written by Clinton to Lord George Germain, which McHenry sent to Samuel Louden of the New York Packet to be published March 24, The postwar materials in the collection pertain to McHenry's tenure as a Maryland statesman.
The bulk of the collection, representing todocuments McHenry's tenure as secretary of war under presidents Washington and Adams.Thomas Gordon McLeod (December 17, – December 11, ) was the 95th Governor of South Carolina from to Biography.
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Charles Pinckney. Little is known about his childhood except that he received proper schooling, because later in his life he became a lawyer.
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