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General Huntington Is Displeased, Etc.

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionLibrary of Congress: Alexander Hamilton Papers view image
PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
PublicationAutograph Letters of Washington, J. Adams, Hamilton, and Lafayette. Presented to the Southern Relief Association. Baltimore: S.S. Mills & Co., 1866. (no image)
Document Information
Date December 26, 1798
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Hamilton notifies McHenry of the displeasure of General Huntington at not receiving notice of his appointment and he expresses alarm and suspicion regarding the lack of information on nominations.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes This letter is in the handwriting of Philip Church. Cited in McHenry to Hamilton, 12/28/1798.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Alexander Hamilton; General [Ebenezer] Huntington; General [Charles Cotesworth] Pinckney; Secretary of War; Caleb Gibbs; General Gunn; ;
Related Places New York; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords official notice of his appointment; Commission; nominations; malignant influence; military affairs; project of a military school; ;
Key Phrases I hear nothing of nominations. What malignant influence hangs upon our military affairs?

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