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Ignorance of Some Officers in the Old Regiments

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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 December 19, 1799
Author Name John Francis Hamtramck (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary John F. Hamtramck explains his reference in an earlier letter to the ignorance of some officers in the Old Regiments. By using the term "ignorance" he meant to convey the want of the necessary education for an officer to do the duties of his profession.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Document in The Papers of Alexander Hamilton, Vol. 24, p.110
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; John Francis Hamtramck; James Wilkinson;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Loftus Heights; Loftus's Heights; Mississippi River;
Keywords contractor;
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