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Numerous Military Functions of Great Importance

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PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
Document Information
Date April 8, 1799
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary)
Summary Hamilton's recommendations on the organization of certain portions of the army and his views on the proper role of the Army's Quartermaster General. Asks Wolcott to talk to the Secretary of War about these matters
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Copy in the handwriting of Philip Church.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Oliver Wolcott, Jr.; Alexander Hamilton; Secretary of War [McHenry]; Agents with the Army; principal officers at the Seat of Government [Philadelphia]; Quartermaster General; ;
Related Places New York;
Keywords important branch of our military service; interior of the Army; business of procuring supplies; military functions of great importance; abundant employment; ;
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