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Inspecting the Company of Capt. Gates

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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 30, 1799
Author Name Caleb Gibbs (primary) Location: Boston
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Summary Gibbs compliments the discipline and appearance of the men of Captain Gates' Company.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Syrett listed this document in the Appendix to Vol. 22.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; Caleb Gibbs; Major Daniel Jackson; Corps of Artillerists and Engineers; Company of Capt. Samuel Gates; Corps at Castle Island; ;
Related Places New York; Boston; Castle Island; ;
Keywords muster roll of the company; cartouche boxes; my proceedings; ;
Key Phrases I cannot but say they are in general a very good body of men and in justice to the officers have made great proficiency in [their ]discipline and appearance.

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