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The President's Orders regarding the Death of George Washington

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Peter Force-Ephrain Blaime Papers view image
PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
Document Information
Date December 21, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary McHenry forwards though Hamilton the President's orders regarding the funeral ceremonies that will commemorate the death of General George Washington.
Document Format Autograph Document Signed
Document Notes The announcement of George Washington's death. The copy of this document that Syrett published in The Papers of Alexander Hamilton was signed by Philip Church, Aid[e] de Camp. The copy found in the Andrew Jackson Papers was marked a true transcript from an official copy' which was apparently signed by Hamilton. Cited in Smith to Hamilton, 12/24/1799.
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; [John Adams]; ;
Related Places Philadelphia;
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