Defense of Ports and Hamilton's Role

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CollectionColumbia University Libraries: John Jay Papers view image
PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
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Date September 8, 1798
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name John Jay (primary) Location: Albany
Summary Letter; mentions defense of ports and Hamilton's role; mentions volunteer companies and appointments to command.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Jay to Hamilton, 11/26/1798.
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Related Persons/Groups John Jay; Alexander Hamilton; Troupe; troops; volunteer companies; Pendleton; ;
Related Places Albany; New York; ;
Keywords suggestion; letter; defense of our forts; a change of this kind would on various accounts; ill-natured criticism; equally disposed to be useful to the public and to second you in the objects of your administration; organizing the volunteer companies in one corps; idea; appointment; command; accounts; money; volunteer companies; ;
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