Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Edward Stevens, 9 October 1799

From Edward Stevens, 9 October 1799

Virginia Culpeper Ct. House October 9th. 1799


Capt. Phillip Lightfoot is a young Gentn. whom I have been acquainted with from a Youth he has been brought up to business, and I think him ready and Clever. He wishes to get a ⟨Divisn.⟩ Quarter masters place; Should he succeed in it I trust he will fill the appointment with ⟨—⟩ and Credit, or otherwise I would not trouble ⟨—⟩ you on the Subject.

I am with great Respect Sir Your most hum: Servt.

Edward Stevens

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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