Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 10 June 1799

To James McHenry, 10 June 1799

New York June 10th. 1799


Col: Parker recommends for second Lieuts. in his Regiment, Uriah Blue of Berkley, and Robert Bell of Frederick I presume the recommendation to be well founded.

He adds that Doctor Daniel Conrad offers to attend the Troops at Winchester for the stated allowance of surgeon’s pay without rations and a reasonable compensation for his medicines. Your will recollect that Winchester is the Regimental Rendezvous, and you will determine whether it is adviseable to accept the doctor’s offer.

Col: Parker likewise recommends the brother of Doctor Conrad as a person qualified for the station of surgeon. He does not mention the Christian name. I understand the person is an applicant to you

With great Respect, &c

The Secy. of War

(Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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