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No End to the Folly of Potentates, Etc.

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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 June 7, 1799
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Hamilton reports to the Commander in Chief on the status of the recruiting service, the appointment of officers in the northeast, and the distribution of officers in the western army. He also has information on events in Europe resulting from the publication of the Treaty of Camp Formio.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Washington to Hamilton, 06/19/1799.
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; Alexander Hamilton; field officers for the regiment; Rufus Graves; Lt. Colonel Commandant Timothy Darling; Cornelius Lynde Majors; officers for South Carolina and Georgia; Colonel Timothy Taylor; native Americans; Colonel Burbeck; ;
Related Places New York; Maryland; Delaware; Pennsylvania; New Jersey; Connecticut; Massachusetts; Virginia; New Hampshire; Vermont; Rhode Island; France; ;
Keywords recruiting service is now in motion; transmission of supplies; money and clothing; recruiting; no obstacle arises from supplies; intelligence [information] is very well; letter from Mr. Rufus King; unpleasant intelligence; publication of the Treaty of Campo Formio by the Directory; affairs of the Emperor; jealousy of the King of Prussia; no end to the folly of potentates; operations of the Arch Duke; his genius and energy; ;
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