Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Campbell Smith, 25 March 1800

To Campbell Smith, 25 March 1800

NY. March 25. 1800


I have just received your letter of the twenty third instant—

It is impossible for me to judge of the motives which have influenced the PM General, but I have written to him to settle your account unless there are strong and peculiar reasons against it. Agreeing in opinion with in the idea of the propriety of speedily filling by the regular course of promotion vacancies that occur, I have written particullarly on the subject to the S of War

Lt. Smith

(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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