Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from William Moore, 16 November 1799

From William Moore, 16 November 1799

New York Novr. 16th. 1799.


Doctor Walter Buchanan, who will be the bearer of this, having expressed a desire to serve his country in the line of his profession, I take the liberty to recommend him to your attention and patronage, & to assure you that his opportunities for acquiring knowledge in his profession have been such, & such is my personal knowledge of his acquirements, that I have no hesitation in recommending him as fully competent to officiate as a Physician & Surgeon in the Army.

With respect & esteem, I am, Your Obt. humbl. Sert.

Wm. Moore

Major Genl. Hamilton.

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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