Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to William Livingston, 22 September 1777

To William Livingston

Philadelphia Sepr. 22d 1777


I am in Philadelphia on some business of great importance to the army; to execute which I stand in need of a party of about 100 men which are not readily to be procured here. If Your Excy. will be pleased to order over such a party under good active officers, you will equally serve the public & oblige.   Yr. Excy’s   Most Obed servt.

A Hamilton ADC

ALS, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston.

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