[Proclamation by the President of the United States]1
[Philadelphia, August 7, 1794]
1. Although this proclamation concerning opposition to the excise laws in western Pennsylvania has been attributed to H in HCLW description begins Henry Cabot Lodge, ed., The Works of Alexander Hamilton (New York, 1904). description ends , VI, 389, and Hamilton, History description begins John C. Hamilton, Life of Alexander Hamilton, a History of the Republic of the United States of America (Boston, 1879). description ends , VI, 73, no manuscript of this document in H’s handwriting has been found, and there is no conclusive evidence of H’s authorship. See H and Henry Knox to George Washington, August 5, 1794, note 4. The proclamation is printed in GW description begins John C. Fitzpatrick, ed., The Writings of George Washington (Washington, 1931–1944) description ends , XXXIII, 457–61.