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My Independence & Happiness Depend on Congress

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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 July 26, 1791
Author Name Catharine Greene (primary) Location: Mulberry Grove, Georgia
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary Mrs. Greene asks for Hamilton's assistance as she petitions Congress for reimbursement of the personal funds spent by her husband in payment for supplies needed by the army during the War for Independence,.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; Catharine Greene; [Edward] Rutledge; ;
Related Places Mulberry Grove, Georgia;
Keywords dangerous fit of illness; my independence and happiness; justice which Congress may please to do me; my private bonds; my private affairs; ;
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