Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to William K. Blue, 24 October 1799

To William K. Blue, 24 October 1799

New York October 24th. 1799


I have received your letter of the twenty seventh of September, and shall not fail to pay due attention to it’s contents. Your relative rank in your regiment must will however be regulated by the time of your appointment—

With consideration I am, Sir

Captain Blue—

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

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