Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, 29 July 1799

From James McHenry, 29 July 1799

War department July 29. 1799.


I enclose you a petition that has been delivered to me this morning from a certain John Butler inlisted by Captain Matthew Henry soliciting his discharge.

You will be pleased to take such order thereon as to you may appear proper—

I am Sir with great respect Your obed Servant.

James McHenry

Major Genl. Hamilton

(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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