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Commencement of Pay & Emoluments

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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)
Document Information
Date January 9, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Summary McHenry assures Hamilton that his pay and emoluments will commence immediately. Therefore, he is to proceed with his duties including the development of a system of tactics and discipline and determining the best positions for the recruiting parties and general rendezvouses.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; James McHenry; the Senate; [Philip] Church; Secretary of War; congress; ;
Related Places New York; Philadelphia; rendezvous; ;
Keywords commencement of your pay and emoluments; your duties and command; system of tactics and discipline; recruiting parties; general rendezvouses; several grand subdivisions; Church's nomination; inferior grades; ;
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