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Selection of an Inspector of Artillery, 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 May 16, 1800
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary McHenry received letter from Hamilton regarding the embarrassment of delay in settlement of accounts for scheduled and ordinary expenses. He also observed that the selection of a new Inspector of Artillery should be left to his successor because of the intimate connection that officer must have with the Dept. of War.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; James McHenry; inspector; officer; Taylor; deserters; Heads of Departments; Toussard; Tousard; comptroller; dadet; artillerist; successor; ;
Related Places War Department; ;
Keywords artillery; emoluments; stationary; postage; letters; music; military supplies; clothing; cloathing; uniform; ;
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