Election by the Triennial General
Meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati1
Washington, May 3, 1802. “A Ballot was accordingly had; and on counting the Votes it appeared that the following Gentlemen were unanimously Elected to fill the Offices annexed to their names, respectively. Major General Alexander Hamilton, President General.…”2
“Journals of the Cincinnati, 1784–1787, Vol. I,” 105, Library of Congress.
2. H, who was not present at this meeting, served as president of the Society of the Cincinnati from 1800 until his death in 1804. See “Election by the Adjourned General Meeting of the Society of the Cincinnati,” May 5, 1800.