Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Caleb Swan, 15 January 1800

From Caleb Swan, 15 January 1800

Philadelphia January 15. 1800.


I have received your two letters one of the 11th and the other of the 12 Instant.

Mr. Brooks left this place on the 2d of December last for Staunton, and took with him 1470 dollars for the recruiting service, which has been distributed to the Officers in that neighborhood. This sum makes, in addition to what had been before sent out, the amount necessary to raise four complete companies agreeably to your letter of the 14 October ulto.

I am with the greatest Respect Sir, Yr Mo Obt Servt

C: Swan PMG

Genl Alexr. Hamilton New York.

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Acknowledges receipt of H’s letter of January 12, 1800. Letter not found.

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