Alexander Hamilton Papers

Memorandum from Oliver Wolcott, Junior, [November 1791]

Memorandum from Oliver Wolcott, Junior1

[Philadelphia November, 1791]. Encloses extract of a letter, dated August 22, 1785, from Nathanael Greene to the President of Congress. Observes that “Baron Glaubeck was allowed pay as a Captain from March 9, 81. to August. 24 17822 & pd.… A sum far less than Genl. Green had advanced.”

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Wolcott prepared this memorandum for use in connection with H’s “Report on the Petition of Catharine Greene,” December 26, 1791.

2See “An Act to allow the Baron de Glaubeck the pay of a Captain in the Army of the United States” (6 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America [Private Statutes] (Boston, 1856). description ends 1 [September 29, 1789]). Baron Glaubeck had served as aide-de-camp to Brigadier General Daniel Morgan during the American Revolution.

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