Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Aaron Ogden, 13 July 1799

From Aaron Ogden1

Elizabeth Town [New Jersey] July 13. 1799


Mr. Thomas Y How in answer to my enquiry whether a second Lieutenancy, in the 11th regiment, in addition to his appointment, as Secretary to the Inspector General, would suit his ideas, says, “As the measure has been proposed by General Hamilton, he will accept with pleasure.”

I have the honor to be   with the most perfect respect   your mo: ob. servt

Aaron Ogden

Major General Alexander Hamilton.

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1For background to this letter, see H to Thomas Y. How, July 3, 1799; H to Ogden, July 3, 1799.

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