Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James House, 16 October 1799

From James House, 16 October 1799

Trenton October 16th. 1799


I have the Honor to inform you that there is in charge of the command officer of Capt Elliott’s Company at Reading a quantity Ammunition which I wish to be directed how to dispose of—The quantity, I judge to be about a Ton and half consisting of Artillery and Musquet cartrages and one or two Keggs of Powder—there are also, two Brass 3 Pounders to which the Artillery cartrages are suited

I have the Honor to be Sir With the Greatest Respect Your Obt Hume Servt

Jas. House

Lieut. Art. & Engrs.

Major General Hamilton

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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