Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James Richmond, 6 October 1799

To James Richmond, 6 October 1799

New York October 6th 99


I have received your’s of the twenty fifth of September, and enclose you a letter on the subject to which it refers.

You will find that you are Appointed to act as Pay and Quarter Master to a recruiting party for the second regiment at Bennington in Vermont under the direction of Major Bewell—You will please to take measures accordingly

With consideration I am &

Lt. Richmond

(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Acknowledges Richmond’s letter of September 25, 1799. Letter not found.

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