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Commemorating George Washington

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Date February 24, 1800
Author Name William S. Smith (primary)
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary Smith reports that, in accordance with the Proclamation of the President, suitable eulogies, orations, and discourses were given on Feb. 22nd by the Union Brigade at Scotch Plains, New Jersey to celebrate the life of George Washington.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Papers of Alexander Hamilton, Vol. 24, p. 250
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; William Smith; George Washington; Union Brigade; David Austin; Reverend; minister; Samuel White;
Related Places New Jersey; Scotch Plains;
Keywords eulogy; oration; funeral; celebration; public sphere;
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