Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, 25 January 1800

From James McHenry, 25 January 1800

War department January 25. 1800.


I have the honor to request that you would be pleased, to give the necessary orders that the Cadets in the fortifications on the Sea Board, and at West Point may receive the same allowance of fuel per month as is granted to the Lieutenants, agreeably to the regulations established by this Department—

I am Sir with respect Your obed servant

James McHenry

Major Genl. Hamilton

(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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