Transcriptions closed on May 15, 2018. Read more details here.

Insecure State of the Post of New York, Etc.

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionLibrary of Congress: Alexander Hamilton Papers view image
Document Information
Date March 19, 1797
Author Name Philip Schuyler (primary) Location: Albany
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary Schuyler laments the military vulnerability of the city of New York and expresses alarm at the possible election of Aaron Burr to the state assembly and the speeches of the recently inaugurated president, John Adams.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Philip Schuyler; Alexander Hamilton; the Senate; the Governor; legislature; Mr. [Aaron] Burr; Mr. [John] Adams; State Assembly; President United States; hostile foreign power; ;
Related Places Europe; Albany; New York; ;
Keywords election; inauguration; metropolis; hostile foreign power; European power; representation from New York; variety of evils; election; candidate for a seat in the Assembly; total change of politics; inauguration; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

[Note: Transcriptions are works in progress and maybe partial. Please help us correct any errors or omissions by signing up for a transcription account.]
[not available]