Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Daniel Jackson, 25 January 1800

From Daniel Jackson, 25 January 1800

January 25, 1800


A Mr Hinshaw has been here and informed me that he is the Contractor for the Year 1800 I have accordingly ordered the troops to draw their Rations of him or from his Agent at this place, which I find does not give General satisfaction—however I wish your influence when there is a new Contractor, that the Commanding officers may be informed & supplied ⟨with the⟩ purport of its contents.

Sir I am, with due respect your obedient & huml. Servt.

D. Jackson

Major General Hamilton New York

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). On the cover H wrote the following note: "Substance com to Secy of War with support. See establisht."

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