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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1798
|Alexander Hamilton to John Jay regarding the defense of Philadelphia
|19 November 1798
|Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)
|Inspector General Alexander Hamilton writes to Governor of New York John Jay about the importance of engineers in planning the defense of Philadelphia against possible attack during the threat of war between the United States and France in 1798. Accompanied by the address leaf, which has been trimmed to a single panel.
|American Statesmen France Quasi-war Military History Global History and Civics Foreign Affairs Government and Civics
|Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804) Jay, John (1745-1829)
|Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|Signer of the U.S. Constitution.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859