Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Marinus Willett, 30 May 1799

From Marinus Willett, 30 May 1799

Albany 30th May 1799


Colonel Jelles A Fonda has signified a desire of receiving an appointment in the army—He served under me a Captain in the New York State Troops with much reputation—I know no man who I think more likely to do honor to a Military Commission than Mr Fonda—

I am Sir Your very humble Servt

Marinus Willett

General Hamilton

(ALS, MS Division, New York Public Library).

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