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[PRIVATE] Suspending the Recruiting Service

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CollectionColumbia University Libraries: Special MS Collection, Montgomery view image
PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
Document Information
Date March 3, 1800
Author Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary If it is true that has a law has been passed suspending the recruiting service for the twelve additional regiments, instructions from the War Department should precede Hamilton's agency upon that law.
Document Format Copy of document
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; James McHenry; recruits; regiment; agency; ;
Related Places New York; War Department; ;
Keywords law; recruiting service; instruction; ;
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New York March 3. 1800
D Sir
I am told, though I really have not seen the law, that one has passed suspending the Recruiting Service for the Twelve Additional Regiments. You are aware that an instruction from your Department ought to precede my agency upon that law.
Yours truly
A Hamilton
The Secy of War