Letter from James McHenry to Margaret (Peggy) Caldwell
Maryland State House, Annapolis, Maryland
Date: December 23, 1783
Creator: McHenry, James (1753-1816)
Content Description: A three-page letter from James McHenry to his future wife, Margaret (Peggy) Caldwell, describing George Washington's resignation of his commission of commander in chief of the Continental Army on December 23, 1783. McHenry was one of Maryland's delegates to the Continental Congress, and was a member of the Congressional protocol committee which oversaw the resignation.
Identifier: MSA SC 5664-1-2