Lot #284
Alexander Hamilton Letter Signed

Letter signed by Alexander Hamilton as Inspector General of the Army
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Estimate: $4000+

Description

Letter signed by Alexander Hamilton as Inspector General of the Army

LS signed “A. Hamilton,” one page, 7.25 x 9, August 26, 1799. Letter to a major, in part: "You will be pleased, upon the receipt of this, to send William Millard, Sergeant Lang, Francis Peters, Cullen, Hlyland, Fleward…of the company of Captain Elliot to that office at Philadelphia." Mounted, matted, and framed to an overall size of 12.75 x 14.75. In very good to fine condition, with paper loss to the left edge, and multiple intersecting folds. Hamilton served as Inspector General of the Army with rank of major general from July 19, 1798 to December 14, 1799, when he became senior officer in the Army after the death of Washington. A desirable, neatly signed letter by Hamilton as he organizes his troops.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Revolutionary War
  • Dates: #612 - Ended July 14, 2021





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