Posting of a Galley

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CollectionIndiana Historical Society Library: Northwest Territory Coll., M367 view image
CollectionLibrary of Congress: MMC, McHenry, James (no image)
PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
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Date May 2, 1799
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Refers to troops of Colonel Hamtramck with recognition of their correspondence. Refers also to General Wilkinson and his responsibilities. Although Hamilton continues to argue for sending the galley "Senator Ross" to the lower posts on the Mississippi River, he concedes that McHenry's decision for the boat to remain at Fort Massac has merit.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Illegible original copy.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Alexander Hamilton; John Francis Hamtramck; James Wilkinson; Samuel Hodgdon; ;
Related Places New York; Fort Massac; Mississippi River; Western Country; ;
Keywords galley; posting; commanding office; galley Senator Ross; sentinel; auxiliary defense; copy of my letter; military order; clothing; recruiting; supplies for the recruits; supplies; ;
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