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I Will Not Hold the Position on the Plan Proposed

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Alexander Hamilton Papers view image
Document Information
Date September 8, 1798
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Hamilton assures McHenry that he will not hold the commission on the proposed plan and will say so when given the opportunity.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Copy enclosed in McHenry to Washington, 09/10/1798. Cited in McHenry to Hamilton, 09/10/1798.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Alexander Hamilton; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places New York; ;
Keywords commission; official communication; fidelity to your friendly confidence; ;
Key Phrases My mind is unalterably made up. I shall certainly not hold the commission on the plan proposed, and only wait an official communication to say so.

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