Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to John F. Hamtramck, 17 October 1799

To John F. Hamtramck, 17 October 1799

Trenton Octor 17th. 99


I send you a letter from Genl Wilkinson, and you will of course take measure for carrying it into effect his measures orders into immediate effect—I am particularly anxious desirous that the troops should be transferred from Presque Isle as soon as possible.

Captain Shoemaker, with a detachment of about seventy men, has recd. orders to march from Boston to Pittsburg—where he will remain during the winter

with great consr

⟨Col.⟩ Hamtramck—

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

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