Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to George Washington, 23 October 1799

To George Washington, 23 October 1799


Oct 23, 1799

Dr Sir,

I find that I omitted m in my official reply to avail say any thing on the subject of Major Campbell. On the appointments of this kind for the Troops South of Potowmack it is my intention particularly to consult General Pinckney with the advantage of the observations he shall make on the spot. But I do not publish this lest I should subject the General to embarrassment & ill will.

Very Affect & Resp Yours



From a letter of Col Hall it is not N improbable that the Ninth Regiment may move by Water to George Town.

General Washington

(ALS, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress; copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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