Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to George Ingersoll, 22 October 1799

To George Ingersoll, 22 October 1799

N. York Oct. 22d. 1799


I have just received a letter from Capt. McClellan, intimating a wish that one John Fitz should be transferred to his Compy. he not having been able to procure a Drummer—As I am informed you have three other musicians I wish to be informed I should be glad to know whether you have any, and what, material objections to the transfer—

With great considern &c

Capt Ingersol—West Point—

(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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