Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Jonathan Cass, 18 October 1799

From Jonathan Cass, 18 October 1799

Wilmington Delaware Octr. 18 1799


I believe that music would much facilitate the recruiting business in this quarter, am I at liberty to employ private persons for that purpose?

With great respect & esteem Sir, I am your most obedt Sevt.

J. Cass Major U.S. 3d R.

Major General Hamilton

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). On the cover H wrote a draft of his reply: "He may have Music allowg Eight Dollars per Month & a Ration per day. no Cloathing."

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