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To Alexander Hamilton from George Washington

 
 
To Alexander Hamilton from George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 30, 2022
1. To Alexander Hamilton from George Washington Marker
Inscription.  
To Alexander Hamilton from George Washington
October 6, 1790
Mount Vernon Octr 6th 1790.

Sir,
Not being possessed of any commissions, I have to request (unless your farther enquiry should point to more proper characters) that you will signify to the undermentioned persons my intention to appoint them to command the revenue Cutters on the stations opposite their respective names, and that you will furnish them with the necessary instructions for proceeding to superintend the building and equipment of their several Vessels.

Hopley Yeaton     New Hampshire
John Foster Williams     Massachusetts
Richard Law     Connecticut
Patrick Dennis     New York
James Montgomery     Pennsylvania
Simon Gross     Maryland
Richard Taylor     Virginia
William Hall     South Carolina

I am, Sir, Your most Obedient Servant
( signature ) G Washington
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Law EnforcementMilitary. A significant historical date for this entry is October 6, 1790.
 
Location. 41° 22.403′ N,
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72° 6.118′ W. Marker is in New London, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker can be reached from Mohegan Ave. Pkwy. north of Williams Street, on the right when traveling north. Located on the Washington Parade Ground on the campus of the United States Coast Guard Academy. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31 Mohegan Ave Pkwy, New London CT 06320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Washington, Prefident of the United States of America (here, next to this marker); To George Washington from Hopley Yeaton (here, next to this marker); To George Plater from George Washington (here, next to this marker); Guns from Reina Christina (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Parade (about 400 feet away); Letter of Instruction (about 600 feet away); Honor Duty Respect (about 600 feet away); Alexander Hamilton (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New London.
 
Also see . . .
1. The United States Coast Guard Academy. (Submitted on September 2, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. United States Coast Guard Academy (Wikipedia). (Submitted on September 2, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
To Alexander Hamilton from George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 30, 2022
2. To Alexander Hamilton from George Washington Marker
Markers next to statue of George Washington image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, August 30, 2022
3. Markers next to statue of George Washington
George Washington
by Jean-Antoine Houdon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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