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Pained Reaction to Knox's Refusal, Etc.

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Alexander Hamilton Papers view image
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Date August 20, 1798
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Among other matters, Hamilton expresses dismay at General Knox's negative response to his subordination to Hamilton in the Provisional Army and voices his gratitude at Washington's continued support during the ongoing controversy.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; Alexander Hamilton; General [Henry] Knox; influential men in our affairs; General [Charles Cotesworth] Pinckney; Secretary of War [McHenry]; the President [John Adams]; Colonel Walker; [William] Heth; ;
Related Places New York; New England; ;
Keywords military appointments; pretensions as an officer; the late army; General Knox's letter; promotions; relative rank; Commissions; Inspector General; military employment; impractibility of his temper; ;
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