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Collection Reference Number GLC01864
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1789 
Title Alexander Hamilton to John Dongan discussing politics
Date 7 February 1789
Author Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)  
Recipient Dongan, John  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description States that he believes Ezra L'hommedieu, a fellow Federalist, is the best candidate for Congress as he will be able to unite the Federalists in the district. Asks Dongan to have a meeting of the most influential Federalists of the county as soon as possible to make a nomination. Addressed to Dongan, Staten Island.
Subjects Congress  Election  Politics  Federalists  Government and Civics  
People Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)  Dongan, John (fl. 1789)  L'Hommedieu, Ezra (1734-1811)  
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. Dongan was an attorney on Staten Island.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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