Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James Read, 18 April 1800

To James Read, 18 April 1800

New York April 18. 1800


I send you the inclosed letter from Serjeant Brinson, you will enquire into the truth of his Statement and report to me accordingly. At the same time admonish him of the impropriety of addressing himself to me, previous to his having applied to the Commanding officer of the post at which he is stationed, and justice having been refused

with true consideration

Captn. Read

(Df, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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