Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Daniel Jackson, 25 June 1799

From Daniel Jackson, 25 June 1799

Watertown June 25h. 1799.


Sinse writing the within I have receivd. yours of 21st. inclosing a letter from the seceratory of war.

The Clothing is now arived I wish that Lieut. George Washington Duncon may be appointed a pay Master I think him Faithfull and trusty to fill that office. I also wish to give up my vouchers and have my recruiting account settled with all the officers

I am informed by Lt Duncon he wishes to pay the ballance remanding in his hands, & has wrote to the Seceratary of War on the subject, as all the Muster & pay Roles will pass into my hands, I am in hopes for the futer those Complants will not be made without my acting more knowingly.

If there shold be an adjutant appointed to my Battalion, I take the Liberty to recommend Lt. Linard Williams, I think he will fill that office with honors.

I am yours Sir with great respect

Danl Jackson

To Majr. Genl. A. Hamilton

P.S. I shall set out for Rhoed Island tomorrow—

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). There are two "X" marks in the left margin beside the second paragraph, and another "X" mark in the left margin beside the fourth paragraph.

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