Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Thomas Parker, 12 July 1799

To Thomas Parker, 12 July 1799

N. York July 12th. 1799


According to a return from Mr. Hadgdon, Superintendt. of military stores, the following Articles have been forwarded to Mr. Joseph Tidball for the use of your Regt.

629 Hats 2216 — Prs. of shoes
704 Stocks 2216 — Socks
704 Stock Clasps 21 — Inf: Sergeants Coats
318 Inf. priv. Coats 42 — Vests
330 Vests 22 — Music Coats
1324 lin: Overalls 680   Blankets 3 pr.
2623 Shirts 12   Rugs
108 Sergeants Do. 64   Epaulets worsted—

I presume they could not have arrived at the time of your writing if they had I am at a loss to account for the deficiency you complain of. Should they, as I expect, be still on the road you will open a communication with Mr. Tidball, endeavour to accelerate the delivery and let me hear from you on the subject

With great considn &c

Col: Parker—

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

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