Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from William C. C. Claiborne, 28 March 1800

From William C. C. Claiborne, 28 March 1800

Philadelphia March 28th. 1800


I have received your polite Letter of the 26th. Instant, and its Contents have ⟨—⟩ly convinced me of the propriety of your determination, relative to the destination of Captain Sparks.

I shall take the liberty Sir, to forward your Communication to Governor Sevier, who being a Military Character, must immediately see the force of your reasoning, and the great inconvenience, which partial Military indulgencies would produce to the service.

I have the honor to be sir, With great Respect & Regard Your Mo: Ob: hble servt

William C. C. Claiborne

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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