Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 16 February 1799

To James McHenry, 16 February 1799

New york February 16th. 1799


It is very material to me to have without delay the distribution of the additional twelve Regiments and troops of horse among the respective States according to the organization or arrangement which is contained in the report made to you in December by the Commander in Chief.

This is requested with reference to the appointment of recruiting rendesvouzes.

With great respect I have the honor to be Sir your Obet. Sert.

A Hamilton

The Secretary at War.

(LS, Montague Collection, MS Division, New York Public Library; LS [photostat], James McHenry Papers, Library of Congress; ADf, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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