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Movement of the Corps to the Low Country, Etc.

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CollectionPrinted Version only (no image)
PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
Document Information
Date February 27, 1800
Author Name James Wilkinson (primary) Location: Headquarters Natchez [Mississippi Territory]
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary Wilkinson observes that should the Corps be needed in the Low Country, they should decamp from Pittsburgh and descend the Ohio anterior to the recession of the vernal floods because the voyage may be difficult during the summer months.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Published in the Papers of Alexander Hamilton, vol. XXIV, 271-272.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James Wilkinson; Alexander Hamilton; Caleb Swan; troops; Lieutenant Boote; paymaster; Major Cushing; Lieutenant Colonel Gaither; Corps; Lieutenant Colonel Butler; Surgeons Mate Cornwell; ;
Related Places Natchez; New Orleans; Chesapeake; Low Country; an Atlantic port; Pittsburgh; Ohio River; Big Miami; Tennessee; ;
Keywords recommendation; information; dispatch; views of Government; brief remarks; floods; spring; disease; autumn; debauchery; ;
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