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On the Whiskey Rebellion

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PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
Document Information
Date September 18, 1794
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Thomas Sim Lee (primary)
Summary Secretary Hamilton writes Governor Thomas Sim Lee of Maryland. Hamilton informs the governor that intelligence has reported that while "a great proportion of the inhabitants" are non-violent and wish to avoid the insurgency, "there is a large and violent party which can only be controuled by the application of Force."
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes LS, Hall of Records of Maryland, Annapolis
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Related Persons/Groups Thomas Sim Lee; Alexander Hamilton; governor;
Related Places War Department; Pennsylvania; western counties; townships; districts;
Keywords meetings;
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