Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from William Hill, 10 December 1799

From William Hill, 10 December 1799

New york 10th. December 1799


The bearer Mr. Cowan has a very great desire to enter into the Service, which has induc’d me to take the liberty of informing you that he has been recommended to me in such a manner by Friends in whom I can with confidence confide, that I have no doubt but he will fill any Situation he may be thought capable of with Honor—

I have the Honor to be with much respect Sir, Your very hme Servt.

William Hill

General Hamilton &c. &c.

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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