Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Colonel Clement Biddle, 20 December [1778]

To Colonel Clement Biddle

Headquarters [Middle Brook, New Jersey] December 20 [1778]. Requests minutes of trials of Charles Lee and Arthur St. Clair so that they can be published in general orders.1

ALS, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

1Lee was “suspended from any command in the Armies of the United States of North America for the term of twelve months.” St. Clair was acquitted (GW description begins John C. Fitzpatrick, ed., The Writings of George Washington (Washington, 1931–1944). description ends , XIII, 449–50).

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