Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, 10 August 1799

From James McHenry, 10 August 1799

War Department 10th. August. 1799.


I inclose for your information, press copy of a letter from me, to Lieut. Colonel Smith, commanding the 12th. United State’s regiment, relative to a demand made by him, for payment to the officers of his regiment, of the value of wood, stated not to have been drawn by them; and allowed by the regulations of the 26th. day of December 1797.

I am Sir with great respect your obedt hble servant

James McHenry

Major General A Hamilton New York

(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing McHenry to William S. Smith, August 10, 1799 (LS, letterpress copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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