Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, 11 September 1799

From James McHenry, 11 September 1799

War Department Trenton, 11th. Septembr. 1799—


I inclose twenty four copies, of a Contract, entered into with James OHara Esquire, for supplying rations, to the troops, on the North Western Frontiers, Mississippi, in Tennessee, Kentucky, and on the Tombigbee.

You will please communicate them to such Persons, as it may be necessary, to inform particularly of the Contract.

I am Sir with great respect your obedient servant

James McHenry

Major General Alexander Hamilton—

(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; LS, letterpress copy, James McHenry Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing a contract with James O’Hara, August 1, 1799 (copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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