Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Samuel Eddins, 8 November 1799

From Samuel Eddins, 8 November 1799

Majr. Genl. Hammilton

Philadelphia Novr. 8th. 1799


I have the Honor to anounce to you my arrival at this place on the 6th. Inst. and have been necessarily Detained a few Days in Order to Draw Winter Overalls for my Company, the major part of which was almost entirely bare—However I Count on Reaching Bristol, on the 10th Current—where I Shall remain untill I receive further Orders—

With Sentiments of Respect, I am your Obt St

Saml. Eddins Captain

2nd Regimt. Arts. & Engrs.

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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