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Release of Lafayette from Prussian prison

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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 January 14, 1794
Author Name Cabinet (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Unknown Recipient (primary)
Summary Cabinet meeting concerning the writing to the King of Prussia, Frederick William II, regarding the Marquis de Lafayette, currently imprisoned by the former. President Washington is pondering writing the King in a private and unofficial manner about releasing Lafayette on parole, given Lafayette's immense services to the United States during the Revolution.
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes The document was approved by Knox, Hamilton, and Randolph. It is in the handwriting of Randolph.
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Related Persons/Groups Cabinet; Marquis de Lafayette; [George Washington]; [Frederick William II]; Henry Knox; Alexander Hamilton; Edmund Randolph;
Related Places Philadelphia; Prussia;
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