Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from John Shute, 22 June 1799

From John Shute, 22 June 1799

New York June 22nd 1799—


I left a Letter some time ago to remind you respecting my appointment in the Standing Army of the United States. I trust my name has been presented if not would thank you to forwa⟨rd⟩ ⟨——⟩ Secretary of War—the Many favours rece⟨——⟩ the General are acknowledged with gre⟨——⟩ cannot be repaid untill I have the ⟨——⟩ being under his Command in the Service ⟨——⟩ and which will afford me the Greatest ⟨—⟩

Yours with Sentiments of Respect

John Shute

General Alexr Hamilton

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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