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Clothing, Pay, and Rations for Private Servants, 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 July 10, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary McHenry discusses regulations regarding officers' private servants and the drawing of provisions for "the Children of the Army"
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; James McHenry; Commandants of posts; Major Constant Freeman, now commanding at Fort Johnson, South Carolina; General Wilkinson; officers who provide themselves private servants; Colonel John Hamtramck; Lieutenant Leonard; ;
Related Places War Department; Accountant's Office; ;
Keywords letter from Jonathan Jackson, Supervisor at Boston; settlements for quartermaster' supplies by contractors or agents; repairs for barracks, hospitals, the building of expensive barges, etc.; letter from Major General Pinckney of 22nd June ultimo; allowances to the servants of officers; provisions from the Contractors; resolve of Congress of the 11th March 1780 allows clothing, pay, and rations to any officer entitled to a servant; subsistence [for private servants]; drawing of provisions for the Children of the Army; repairs to the hospital and officers' quarters on Beloe's Island; ;
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