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Waist Coats Composed of Indifferent Negro Cotton

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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 17, 1799
Author Name Thomas Parker (primary) Location: Winchester, Virginia
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary "...A partial supply of clothing has at last arrived...I cannot help however complaining of the waistcoats that have been sent on, one part of which--I mean the backs--is absolutely composed of indifferent negro cotton which is particularly disgusting to the soldiery in this part of the country..."
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Hamilton to Parker, 08/16/1799. (Syrett listed this document in the Appendix to vol. 23.)
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; Thomas Parker;
Related Places Winchester, Virginia;
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