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My Willingness to Serve

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Alexander Hamilton Papers view image
Document Information
Date June 2, 1798
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Should an emergency arise, Hamilton expresses his willingness to serve in an army under Washington's leadership so long as the service he renders is proportional to the sacrifice he would make.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Washington to Hamilton, 07/14/1798.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups George Washington; Alexander Hamilton; army; Inspector General; President United States; ;
Related Places New York; ;
Keywords anxiety; adequate emergency; military services; public confidence; sacrifice; the Executive; prospects in the South; public temper; security to the Country; ;
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