Alexander Hamilton Papers

General Orders, 22 May 1800

General Orders

Head Quarters
Plainfield [New Jersey]1 22d May 1800

In consequence of explanatory instructions from the Department of War,2 it has been the Duty of Major Genl Hammilton to announce the Disbandment of the Six additional troops of Light Dragoons they are to be reduced on the fourteenth of June next.

W. North
Adjt Genl.

LC, RG 98, Post-Revolutionary War Records, Vol. 383, Orderly Book of Major General Charles Pinckney, National Archives.

1H stayed at Plainfield during his visit to the troops at Union Camp, Scotch Plains, New Jersey. See H to Aaron Ogden, May 8, 1800, note 1.

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