Relative Rank of Major Generals

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Date October 21, 1798
Author Name George Washington (primary) Location: Mount Vernon
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary Washington assures Hamilton that he has made his sentiments clear regarding the relative rank of the three major generals of the Provisional Army. Since he is Commander in Chief, any controversy related to this topic should be resolved by him.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Hamilton to Washington, 10/29/1798.
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Related Persons/Groups Major General Alexander Hamilton; George Washington; President of the United States [John Adams]; General [Charles Cotesworth] Pinckney; General [Henry] Knox; Commander in Chief; Secretary of War [McHenry]; James McHenry; ;
Related Places Mount Vernon; Alexandria; Virginia; ;
Keywords amicable adjustment; acquiescence; controversies; officer rank; ;
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