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 for your information an extract from Col. Parker lett⟨er⟩ of the nineteenth of this month.

“When I enclosed to you returns of the Clothing, arms &c that had been received for my regiment I omitted to mention to you that the knapsacks had no division in them.”

It appears to me to be very material essential that there should be a division in the knapsacks between the place for provisions, and that for the Clothing.

With great considn I am Sir

Mr. Hodgdon

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

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