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Assembling a General Court Martial, Etc.

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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 25, 1799
Author Name Lewis Tousard (primary) Location: Newport
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Summary Tousard asks permission to assemble a General Court Martial to try those prisoners who have been charged with a capital crime. He recommends Edward Kendall for the post of Quartermaster Sergeant.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes Syrett listed this document in the appendix to Vol. 22.
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; Lewis Tousard; prisoners; Battalion of Artillerists and Engineers; second subaltern officer; Edward Kendall; Capt. William Littlefield; Lieut. George T. Ross; Lieut. Robert Overing; Ensign Sanders Rogers; Capt. George Tillinghart; Lieut. Loveit [?] Whipple; ;
Related Places New York; Newport;
Keywords General Court Martial; garrison; capital crimes; names of officers; expense to the public; Quartermaster Sergeant; writings of the company; account of the laborers' work; ;
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