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Taking the Command at Rhode Island

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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 March 18, 1799
Author Name Lewis Tousard (primary) Location: Newport
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Summary Major Tousard has assumed his command at Rhode Island and will conform himself exactly to Hamilton's orders.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes Syrett listed this document in the Appendix to Vol. 22.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; Lewis Tousard; the present commanding officer; ;
Related Places New York; Newport; Rhode Island; ;
Keywords exercise of my command; public service; my commission; justice; ;
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