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Application for a Commission

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Alexander Hamilton Papers view image
Document Information
Date December 15, 1798
Author Name William North (primary)
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Summary North recommends a relative for a commission as a captain in the Provisional Army.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Partially illegible. Syrett listed this document in the Appendix to Vol. 22.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; William North; Secretary of War; James McHenry; captain; officers; father; Whig; Federalist; ;
Related Places New York; District of Maine; Massachusetts; ;
Keywords rank; distribution of commissions for the Army; ;
Key Phrases His father is a man of respectability and property and has always been a Whig and a Federalist.

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