Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Colonel Timothy Pickering, 29 August 1777

To Colonel Timothy Pickering1

Wilmington [Delaware] August 29, 1777. Sends extract from General Orders of June 18, 1777, stating that “Timothy Pickering Esquire is appointed Adjutant General in the Armies of the United States of America.”

ADS, Pickering Foundation, Salem, Massachusetts.

1Before his appointment as adjutant general, Timothy Pickering had served as colonel of a Massachusetts militia regiment.

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