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Proclamation against Kentucky invasion of Spanish territory

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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 March 18, 1794
Author Name Henry Knox
Recipient Name Isaac Shelby (primary)
Summary Proclamation issued by Washington's Cabinet forbidding Kentucky troops from invading Spanish territory, who the United States is at peace with. Proclamation delivered to Kentucky governor Isaac Shelby.
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes The document was approved by Randolph, Hamilton, and Knox. It is in the handwriting of Bradford, with interlineations by Hamilton and Randolph.
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Related Persons/Groups Cabinet; Spanish; troops; courts; magistrates; officers; ministers of justice;
Related Places Philadelphia; Kentucky; Spain; Edmund Randolph; Alexander Hamilton; William Bradford; Henry Knox; George Washington; Isaac Shelby;
Keywords Proclamation; expedition; invasion; war; tranquility; laws;
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