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Collection Reference Number GLC00812
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1783 
Title Alexander Hamilton to George Clinton regarding his resignation as a New York member of the Continental Congress
Date 11 June 1783
Author Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)  
Recipient Clinton, George  
Document Type Correspondence; Government document
Content Description Writes to Clinton in Poughkeepsie, New York to inform him that he wants to return to private occupations and will resign his office as a New York member of the Continental Congress within ten days.
Subjects Continental Congress  Congress  Government and Civics  Politics  
People Clinton, George (1739-1812)  Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Signer of the U.S. Constitution. George Clinton was the governor of New York 1777-1795. Hamilton served in the Continental Congress 1782-83 and again in 1788.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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