Adams Papers

From John Adams to Alexander Hamilton, 24 August 1798

Quincy August 24 [September 3]. 1798


I have received the Letter you did me the Honor to write me on the 24. of August: but not till the first of September: other wise it would have been answered sooner. Mr Phillip Church, your Nephew whom you recommend to be a Captain of Infantry I have had the Pleasure to see, both in New York and Philadelphia, and have been so well Satisfied with all I know of him as to be very willing to appoint him and shall write to the Secretary at War accordingly. With great Esteem I have the Honor / to be sir your most obedient and / humble servant

John Adams

DLC: Alexander Hamilton Papers.

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