To Major Ichabod Burnet1
[Morristown, New Jersey, January 28, 1780]
The General considers the applicat⟨ion⟩ as unusual and does not think proper to authorise a compliance with it.
Alex. Hamilton A D C
ALS, Library of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia.
1. Burnet was an aide to Major General Nathanael Greene. There is no record of the request by Burnet that is mentioned in this letter.