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Relative Rank of Field Officers

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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 March 26, 1800
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (primary)
Summary General Pinckney expresses his belief that the seniority rule should apply within regiments and not between regiments as currently seems the practice which is to be regretted. Commander in Chief agreed.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Cited in Pinckney to Hamilton, 04/25/1800.
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Related Persons/Groups Charles Cotesworth Pinckney; Alexander Hamilton; field officers; Secretary of War; James McHenry; Commander in Chief; George Washington; ;
Related Places New York; War Department; ;
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