Court Martial of Individual Officers and Soldiers

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Date February 18, 1800
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Encloses the proceedings of a court martial in the case of Lieutenant Hoffman and asks it be passed along to the President so that he may approve the sentence. He notes that Hoffman's family is well connected and they might prefer his name and sentence not be published.
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Document Notes Enclosed in James McHenry to John Adams, 02/19/1800. Syrett listed this document in the Appendix to Vol. 24.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Alexander Hamilton; Lieutenant Hoffman; President; ;
Related Places New York;
Keywords court martial; sentence; articles of war; publication; ;
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