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My Zeal for Public Service, Etc.

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionMaryland Historical Society: Vertical File view image
PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
PublicationAutograph Letters of Washington, J. Adams, Hamilton, and Lafayette. Presented to the Southern Relief Association. Baltimore: S.S. Mills & Co., 1866. (no image)
Document Information
Date July 22, 1798
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Hamilton pledges to travel to Philadelphia to meet with McHenry as soon as the official communication of his appointment arrives.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Marked "Private."
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Alexander Hamilton; General Washington; ;
Related Places New York; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords official communication of my appointment; personal friendship for you; zeal for public service; ;
Key Phrases I count always upon your confidence as well in my personal friendship for you as in my zeal for the public service;

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