Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 19 March 1799

To James McHenry, 19 March 1799

New York March 19. 1799—


I have ⟨———⟩ Major Ford to give the detachment directed Major Ford to take the command as you suggested, The Detachment did not proceed yesterday as I intend and to open a correspondence with you and General McPherson.

Your letters of the 16 and 18th. of March are just received.

With great respect & esteem I have the honor to be Sir Your Obed Ser

James McHenry Esq.

(ADf, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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