Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Samuel Osborn, 7 August 1799

From Samuel Osborn, 7 August 1799

Fort Jay, August 7, 1799


I think proper to inform you that I have this day enclosed my Commission (as Surgeons Mate in the 1st. Regt. of Artts. & Engineers) to the Secretary of War expecting thereby to be releasd from the Service of the United States—with due consideration I am Sir Your Obedt Servt.

Sam Osborn

Majr. Genl. A. Hamilton

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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