Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 22 October 1799

To James McHenry, 22 October 1799

N. York Oct. 22d. ‘99


I have just received a letter from the Paymaster General inclosing one from Lt. Wm. C. Rogers declining the appointment of Pay master to the Cavalry. I would I have therefore the honor to propose that Lt. Simmon⟨s⟩ may be appointed in his place—

With great respect &c—

Secy. of War

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

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