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Election by the Sixth Triennial General Meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati, 8 May 1799

Election by the Sixth Triennial General Meeting
of the Society of the Cincinnati

Philadelphia, May 8, 1799. “… The members present then proceeded to the election of officers for the ensuing three years, when it appeared from the ballots that the following gentlemen were duly elected:

General George Washington, President General.

Major General Alexander Hamilton, Vice President General.…”

“Journals of the Cincinnati, 1784–1787, Vol. I,” 93–94, Library of Congress.

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