Hamilton Volunteers to Fight the Insurrection

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Alexander Hamilton Papers view image
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PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
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Date September 19, 1794
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Hamilton expresses his wish to join in the effort to combat the insurrection in western Pennsylvania. [Whiskey Rebellion]
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; Alexander Hamilton; General [Henry] Knox; Congress; Secretary of War; Secretary of Treasury; President Washington; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Western Country; Western Pennsylvania; ;
Keywords expedition; danger to his fellow citizens; permission; columns; ultimate point of rendezvous; Treasury department; The advisor or proposer of a measure which involves danger to his fellow citizens [should] partake in the danger; whiskey rebellion; insurrection; ;
Key Phrases The advisor or proposer of a measure which involves danger to his fellow citizens [should] partake in the danger.
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