Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James Wilkinson, 30 October 1799

From James Wilkinson, 30 October 1799

N York Oct: 30th. 1799


I have the Honor to inclose you an invoice of Medicine & Hospital Stores, intended for the use of the Troops on the Mississippi & Mobile Rivers, which may I hope be purchased & shiped on the Vessel, which ⟨—⟩ the ordnance & Military Stores, for the sake of Oconomy, dispatch, & accommodation; I am the more particular in this instance, because the Season has been remarkably sickly on our South Western borders, and by my ⟨latest⟩ advice from the Mobile & Natchez, I find our Medicines & Stores, had either miscarried by the way, or had been expended, and that our sick were suffering

With high consideration & respect I am sir Yr. Mo. Obe. Set

Ja: Wilkinson

Major General Hamilton

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). A note on the cover reads: "Filed."

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