Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 5 May 1800

To James McHenry, 5 May 1800

N York May 5th. 1800


Enclosed is a letter from Captain Ths. Chandler to Col. Rice relative to a resignation of his Commission—

Upon reviewing my files for December I do not find any letter on the subject—

From the circumstances stated you will, I presume, think it proper to accept the resignation—I would thank you to inform me without delay, of the Decision in the case

S of War

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

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