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Letter to the Secretary at War

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CollectionNew-York Historical Society: Misc Mss Alexander Hamilton view image
PublicationAutograph Letters of Presidents Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Harrison, and of Hamilton, Lafayette, Chase, Carroll of Carrollton, Thomas and C. C. Pickney, W. Pinkney, Paine, Wayne, Pickering, Wolcott, Lee, [and] Rush. To be sold in Baltimore, On Thursday, Dec. 15th, at 11 o'clock, A. M. [Baltimore]: Gibson & Co., Auctioneers, 1859. (no image)
Document Information
Date January 19, 1797
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Letter, asks for consideration of widow's claim.
Document Format Manuscript Translation of Letter
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes Note that the transcriber mistook the name James Mc Henry for James W. Henry.
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Alexander Hamilton; Mrs De Neuville; Mr De Neuville; gentleman; widow; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Holland;
Keywords [not available]
Key Phrases who embarked very zealously and very early in the cause of this country; widow; gentleman; promoting it; persecution ; link; chain; pecuniary ruin; strong claim; kindness of our country; general consideration will admit relief; amiable woman; patronage; good offices;

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