Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Staats Morris, 2 May 1799

To Staats Morris, 2 May 1799

New York May 2. 1799


Should you have with you a careful Officer to whom you can with safety entrust the command during your absence you can have leave of absence for a fortnight. should further permission be then indispensable, you will let me know & inform me of your reasons.

with true consideration I am Sir Your obed Servt.

Staats Morris

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

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