Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 2 May 1799

To James McHenry, 2 May 1799

New York May 2. 1799


I have duly received the letter you transmitted me mentioning from Capt Gates of the 13th. of February mentioning among other things the want of Cloathing and Blankets which I had have taken for granted were forwarded.

Inclosed is the form of the oath to be taken by officers entering the army of the United States

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

⟨Secre⟩tary of War

(Df, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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