Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Aaron Ogden, 1 May 1799

To Aaron Ogden, 1 May 1799

New York May 1. 1799


I have received your letter of yesterday and have no objection to your appointing Wilmington as the Rendezvous for Captain White’s company at which place the Secretary of War will be immediately requested to instruct the Agent for the War Department to make the contract

with true consideration I am Sir Your obed Servt.

A Hamilton

Aaron Ogden Esqr.

(LS, Lloyd W. Smith Collection, Morristown National Historical Park, Morristown, New Jersey; Df, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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