Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 28 March 1799

To James McHenry, 28 March 1799

New York March 28th. 1799


Inclosed is a copy of a letter to Captn. Leonard. You best know from the previous situation, what to direct in regard to supplies. Albany is a point from which his subsequent motions can be conveniently regulated as circumstances may require.

Inclosed is also the Copy of a General Order in relation to the sentence of the Court Martial which tried Captain Vance—

You will likewise find herewith a plan for the division of Virginia into Districts and sub-districts. You have not decided on the plan heretofore sent for the like divisions of the States from Connecticut to Delaware inclusively.

I request your decision as well on that as on the plan now sent, in order that the commanding Officer of Regiments may be instructed accordingly.

With great respect I have the honor to be Sir Your obed Servt.

A Hamilton

The Secy. at War

(Copy, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). A note on the back reads: "Lincoln."

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