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Investigations to Apprehend the Guilty

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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 8, 1794
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: Rostraver Township, Pa
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Along with military matters, Hamilton discusses the ongoing investigations to determine who is responsible for the insurgency in western Pennsylvania. [Whiskey Rebellion]
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; Colonel Alexander Hamilton; [Daniel] Morgan; light troops; district attorney [William Rawle]; Commander in Chief [Henry Lee]; Traitor; [Hugh] Brackenridge; scoundrels; the Commissioners; competent corps; regiment of infantry; four troops of horse; light troops; disaffected; guilty; judiciary; military arm; traitor; Hugh Henry Brakenridge; scoundrels; commissioners; ;
Related Places Rostraver Township, [Pennsylvania]; Washington County; Headquarters; ;
Keywords dispositions of different corps; preliminary investigations; delay; patience of the troops; military arm; disposition of the Judiciary; evidence and accomplices; principle of common law; candor of the government; suit of clothing; Whiskey Rebellion; insurrection; ;
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