Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 4 November 1799

To James McHenry, 4 November 1799

NY. Nov. 4. 99


I find by your letter of the thirtieth of August that Hezekiah W. Bissel one of the a Surgeon’s Mate has been particularly directed to obey my commands—It is not mentioned where he resides—I woul⟨d⟩ thank to give me the information immediately as I wish to send him ⟨—⟩ to a distant command quarter—

With g

Secy of War

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

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