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Letter from the new Secretary of State

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PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
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Date January 2, 1794
Author Name Edmund Randolph (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary) Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Edmund Randolph, having just taken his oath of office as Secretary of State, writes Alexander Hamilton and Henry Knox, also in Washington's cabinet. Randolph replaced Jefferson, who openly disagreed with Hamilton while Secretary of State, so Randolph promises to largely keep his own opinions to himself.
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; Henry Knox; Edmund Randolph; Secretary of State; [Thomas Jefferson];
Related Places Philadelphia;
Keywords oath;
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