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Queries Propounded by the Commander in Chief

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Alexander Hamilton Papers view image
Document Information
Date November 10, 1798
Author Name George Washington (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary Washington, as Commander in Chief of the Provisional Army, lists of a number of queries to be answered by the two Major Generals who are immediately subordinate to him,
Document Format Autograph Document Signed
Document Notes Partially illegible. Enclosed in Washington to Hamilton, 11/12/1798.
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; Alexander Hamilton; Charles Cotesworth Pinckney; the French; Commander in Chief of the Armies; Riflemen; light infantry; soldiery; Majors General; Aides; the Staff; Warrant Officers; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Floridas; Louisiana; War Office; northern and western frontiers; ;
Keywords invasion of the United States by France; war with Great Britain; deficiency of engineers; Regiment; Census; population; Recruiting Service; general rendezvous; augmented force; pieces of ordnance; caliber; artillery; brigades; ranks; line of battle; pikes; clothing; cotton; flannel; shirting; linings; distinctions in dress; badges; irregularities; rioting; improper conduct; Corps; black Cockade; small Eagle; pewter; tin; silver; button; Fergusons Rifles; ;
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