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Collection Reference Number GLC00496.030.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1798 
Title Alexander Hamilton to Harrison Gray Otis with thoughts on the organization of the United States army
Date 27 December 1798
Author Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)  
Recipient Otis, Harrison Gray  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Reply to Massachusetts Congressman Otis' letter dated 20 December 1798 regarding his thoughts on the organization of the United States Army. Enclosed was a copy of a letter on this subject (GLC00496.30.02) which Hamilton wrote to James Gunn during the Quasi-War with France.
Subjects Quasi-war  France  Military History  Congress  
People Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)  Otis, Harrison Gray (1765-1848)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
Related documents Extract of a letter from General Hamilton to [James Gunn] dated New York Dec. 22nd 1798  
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