Compensation for Losses Sustained During the War

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Date February 28, 1792
Author Name Officers of the Massachusetts Line (primary) Location: Boston
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary In a Circular Letter, the Officers of the Massachusetts Line argue that they and their soldiers should be compensated for the losses they incurred during the war for independence.
Document Format Printed or published letter
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; Officers of the Massachusetts Line; the late Army; soldiers; Agent to Congress; faithful companions of the war; Convention of Officers from All the States; General William Hull; W. Heath; J. Brooks; H. Jackson; W. Eustis; Joseph Crocker; Thomas Edwards; Secretary of Treasury; Henry Jackson; agent of congress; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Boston; Britain; ;
Keywords compensation for the losses sustained; memorial; relief; information; debt as yet uncharged; application; voice of the United States; claims; certificates; immutable principles of reason, equity, and justice; peace; finances of the country; records of the old government; merits of our cause; present session of Congress; circular letter; ;
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