Alexander Hamilton; Nevis-weehawken. A Lecture On The Military Career Of Alexander Hamilton, With Elaborate Notes On The Important Events Of His Life, by James Edward GraybillAlexander Hamilton; Nevis-weehawken. A Lecture On The Military Career Of Alexander Hamilton, With Elaborate Notes On The Important Events Of His Life, by James Edward Graybill

Alexander Hamilton; Nevis-weehawken. A Lecture On The Military Career Of Alexander Hamilton, With…

byJames Edward Graybill

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1898. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... i No. VII. In answer to a letter properly adapted to obtain from General Hamilton a declaration whether he had charged Colonel Burr with any particular instance of dishonourable conduct, or had impeached his private character, either in the conversation alluded to by Dr. Cooper or in any other particular instance to be specified, he would be able to answer consistently with his honour, and the truth, in substance, that the conversation to which Dr. Cooper alluded, turned wholly on political topics, and did not attribute to Colonel Burr any instance of dishonourable conduct, nor relate to his private character; and in relation to any other language or conversation of General Hamilton which Colonel Burr will specify, a prompt and frank avowal or denial will be given. ******** No. VIII. June 26, 1804. Sir.-- The letter which you yesterday delivered me, and your subsequent communication, in Colonel Burr's opinion, evince no disposition on the part of General Hamilton to come to a satisfactory accommodation. The injury complained of and the reparation expected, are so definitely expressed in Colonel Burr's letter of the 21st instant, that there is not perceived a necessity for further explanation on his part. The difficulty that would result from confining the inquiry to any particular times and occasions must be manifest. The denial of a specific conversation only would leave strong implications that on other occasions improper language had been used. When and where injurious opinions and expressions have been uttered by General Hamilton must be best known to him, and of him only will Colonel Burr inquire. No denial or declaration will be satisfactory, unless it be general, so as wholly to exclude the idea that rumours derogatory to Colonel Burr's honour have originated...
Title:Alexander Hamilton; Nevis-weehawken. A Lecture On The Military Career Of Alexander Hamilton, With…Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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