Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, 6 June 1799

From James McHenry, 6 June 1799

War department, June 6th. 1799


I have received your two letters of the 5th. instant

Fort Fayette is in or adjoining to the Town of Pittsburg at which place Captain Edward D. Turner commands. Fort Wilkinson is situated on the Oconnee river in the State of Georgia near to Fort Fidius as marked in Bradley Map of the United States—Fort Greene is the name of the Fort near to Savannah in Georgia—

I enclose you a Copy of a letter just received from Lieut Samuel Fowle of the Artillery—I have informed him that he would receive orders from you respecting his place of destination—

I am Sir with great respect Your obed servant

James McHenry

Major Genl. Alexander Hamilton

(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. There is an "X" mark in the left margin beside the line in the second paragraph beginning "which place Captain Edward...."

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