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Collection Reference Number GLC00496.030.02
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1798 
Title Extract of a letter from General Hamilton to [James Gunn] dated New York Dec. 22nd 1798
Date 22 December 1798
Author Hamilton, Alexander (ca. 1757-1804)  
Recipient Gunn, James  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Transcribed excerpt of letter to Senator James Gunn written during the Quasi-War with France. Discusses military tactics and provisions. Enclosed with a 27 December 1798 letter (GLC00496.030.01) from Hamilton to Massachusetts Congressman Harrison Gray Otis regarding the organization of the U.S. army.
Subjects Quasi-war  France  Military History  Congress  
People Greene, Nathanael (1742-1786)  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
Related documents Letter from Alexander Hamilton to Harrison Gray Otis with thoughts on the organization of the United States army  
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