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Men of Colour, Etc.

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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 April 21, 1800
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (primary)
Summary Hamilton explains that he does not think it is proper that men of color [colour] should be enlisted but it is proper that persons who can be useful in instructing others should be retained for that purpose.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups Charles Cotesworth Pinckney; Alexander Hamilton; Beall; men of color; Negro; blacks; instructor; Sparks; governor; Sevier; ; ;
Related Places New York; Head Quarters; ;
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