Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, 18 July 1799

From James McHenry, 18 July 1799

War department 18th. July 1799


The enclosed is an extract of a letter from Mr. John Stockton who acted as Agent to form the Contracts in the State of Delaware. As a rendezvous is proposed by a Subaltern other than those you prescribed it will be proper it should receive your sanction before I can give any orders respecting it—

I am Sir with great Respect Your obedient servant

James McHenry

Major General Hamilton

(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing an extract of John Stockton to McHenry, July 15, 1799 (copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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