Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Samuel Hodgdon, 28 September 1799

To Samuel Hodgdon, 28 September 1799

New York Sepr. 28th. 1799


I send you for your information an extract from Col. Bentley’s letter of the nineteenth of this month—

“The Pay Master General informs Me of the receipt of a Hhd containing two hundred coats without either letter or invoice. It must have been a Considerable length of time in it’s Passage, as it appears to have touched at Baltimore and at Petersburg”—

With great consn I am

(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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