From Aaron Ogden
Elizabethtown [New Jersey] December 15, 1800. Complains that he cannot collect from the Government the money he spent for the public service while he was in the Army. Asks Hamilton to certify that the vouchers for Ogden’s expenditures be allowed.1
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. For payments to Ogden, see William Simmons to Henry Dearborn, March 5, 18, 31, April 26, 1802 (RG 217, Records of the General Accounting Office, Department of War Accountant’s Office, Report Book D, January, 1802–November 1805, National Archives).