Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Joseph Elliott, 16 August 1799

From Joseph Elliott, 16 August 1799

Philadelphia, August 16, 1799


The Secretary of War on an application to him for some men to be with me at the commencing the building the Laboratory desired that I shall apply to you for them. in consequence of which I have taken the liberty of mentioning the mens names and the different places they are at; that belong to my company which are now wanted, (Wm. Millard. Sergt. Lang, Francis Peters.) Cullen. Hyland. Howard. and Muirhead. at Reading. (Coleman at Fort-Mifflin) and John Tyson. Joseph Tyson. and Willm ⟨Ehubly⟩. at Fort Wolcott.

Sir I am with respect your Humble Servt.

Joseph Elliott

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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