Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Aaron Ogden, 15 July 1799

To Aaron Ogden, 15 July 1799

New-York July 15th. 1799


I have to inform you that agreably to advice from the Secretary of War, you are permitted to enlist the young Hollander concerning whom you wrote to me

With great consideration I am Sir yr. obedt. Servt.

A Hamilton

Col: Ogden

(LS, George N. Meissner Collection, Washington University Libraries, St. Louis, Missouri; copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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