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Collection Reference Number GLC02523
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1799 
Title Alexander Hamilton to William North forwarding a letter from the Secretary of War and discussing current needs
Date 2 April 1799
Author Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)  
Recipient North, William  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Written by General Hamilton as commander of the Provisional Army to Brigadier General North. Says he has enclosed a letter from the Secretary of War that explains itself (the letter is not included here). Says he wishes to see North as soon he arrives in New York. Says if any measure is necessary for his temporary accommodation, in terms of a substitute, he will work with him. Says there is an immense need for someone to perform the duties of Adjutant General.
Subjects Military Substitute  Military History  American Statesmen  Quasi-war  France  Global History and Civics  Government and Civics  
People Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs
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
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