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Speculation Relative to Hamilton's Presence with the Army, Etc.

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionLibrary of Congress: Alexander Hamilton Papers view image
PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
Document Information
Date November 5, 1794
Author Name George Washington (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary Along with a discussion of the submission by the insurgents in western Pennsylvania and whether or not the houses of Congress will meet, Washington informs Hamilton of attacks upon him by [Benjamin Franklin] Bache, specifically questioning the motives of a Secretary of the Treasury who remains with the Army.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Hamilton to Washington, 11/11/1794
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; George Washington; troops; Senate; Congress; [Benjamin Franklin] Bache; Mrs. Hamilton; Mrs. Schuyler; son John and daughter; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Bedford; Archives; Senate; western Pennsylvania; ;
Keywords route of either column of the Army; copy of the order; papers sent from the Secretary of State's [Jefferson] office; originals; Archives; batteries; the Gazettes; good health and spirits; further indications of submission; departure from Bedford; want of a quorum in the Senate; good health and spirits; further indications of submission; departure from Bedford; want of a quorum in the Senate; Whiskey Rebellion; insurrection; ;
Key Phrases Bache (as I expected) has opened his batteries upon your motives for remaining with the Army.
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Philadelphia 5th Novr. 1794
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Dear Sir,
Since my last to you, I have received your several letters of the 25th. 26th. and 29th of last month, & am glad to hear that the Troops continued to be in good health & spirits, notwithstanding the bad weather & the Roads, and that further indications of submission were likely to be manifested by the Insurgents.
I have not received the [undecipherable] of either column of the army - nor a copy of the order establishing them, issued on the day of my departure ffrom Bedford.
Upon enquiry, I find that it was copies only, of Papers that had been sent from the Secretary of State's Office, the originals being adjudge necessary for the Archives.
For want of a quorum in in the Senate, Congress have not yet proceeded on business, and it is questionable, it
seems,
seems whether [undecipherable] make a house today, five members being wanting for this purpose, yesterday afternoon.
Bache [?] (as I expected) has opened his batteries upon your motives for remaining with the Army. As the papers I presume are sent to you, I shall not repeat them. Although there are some late arrivals, the Gazettes have not, as yet, announced anything new.
Mr. Hamilton & your family [undecipherable] yesterday. Mr. Schuyler and son (John) and daughter, are there, but talk of going away today, or tomorrow
I am -- Your affecte
Go Washington
Philadelphia September
the 5 1794
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