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On the assignment of a Clothier General to the Western Army

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CollectionIndiana Historical Society Library: Samuel Vance Papers view image
Document Information
Date November 12, 1799
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name James Wilkinson (primary)
Summary Copy of document from Alexander Hamilton to General Wilkinson. Hamilton says that until the office of Clothier General shall be appointed, his duties will be performed by the Deputy Paymaster General. In this capacity, all articles and returns of clothing will come from him. All returns of clothing will be addressed to him. Captain Samuel Vance, 3d Infantry Regiment, acknowledges receipt 16 December 1799 by signature of Colonel Hamtranck, at which time he began to act as clothier general.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
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Related Persons/Groups James Wilkinson; Alexander Hamilton; Captain Samuel Vance; Colonel Hamtramck; Paymaster General; Clothier General; Western Army; ;
Related Places New York; ;
Keywords army clothing; returns of clothing; ;
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