Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Colonel Charles Stewart, [18 November 1778]

To Colonel Charles Stewart1

[Fredericksburg, New York, November 18, 1778]


His Excellency desires to know the number of rations issued daily to the Park of Artillery including officers and all others. I am Sir

Yr Obed ser

A Hamilton
Aide de Camp

The Commissary General of Issues

1ALS, sold by Kenneth W. Rendell, Kingston Galleries, Inc., Somerville, Massachusetts, 1965, facsimile on cover of Catalogue 18, Item 77; ALS, dated November 10, 1776, sold by Patrick Madigan, New York City, 1914, New Series 2, Item C9175.

Stewart, a resident of New Jersey, was commissary general of issues from June 18, 1777, to July, 1782.

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