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Defense of the State of New York

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Document Information
Date October 17, 1798
Author Name John Adams (primary) Location: Quincy
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Summary The legislature of New York has appropriated $150,000 to provide for the defense of that state and Hamilton is asked to work with Governor Jay in laying out and executing an effective plan to that purpose.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes Hamilton's endorsement reads: "Answered. Will be attended to." Cited in Hamilton to Adams, 10/29/1798 and Hamilton to Jay, 10/29/1798.
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Related Persons/Groups Major General Alexander Hamilton; John Adams; Governor [John] Jay; Legislature of the United States; President United States; national government; ;
Related Places New York; Quincy; Massachusetts; ;
Keywords Copy of an Act of the Legislature of New York; defense of that state; money appropriated; National Government; plan of laying out the money to the best advantage; ;
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