Alexander Hamilton - The Man Who Made Modern America
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November 22, 1780
"Sometime last fall when I spoke to your Excellency about going to the Southward, I explained to you candidly my feelings with respect to military reputation, and how much it was my object to act a conspicuous part in some enterprise that might perhaps raise my character as a soldier above mediocrity. . . . however much I have the matter at heart, I wish your Excellency intirely to consult your own inclination; and not from a disposition to oblige me, to do any thing, that may be disagreeable to you."

Alexander Hamilton to George Washington, November 22, 1780, requesting a field command


November 22, 1791
Governor William Paterson of New Jersey grants the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures a charter with monopoly status and a 10-year tax exemption


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