Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, 8 May 1800

From James McHenry, 8 May 1800

War Department, May 8. 1800.


I have the honor to enclose you a Copy of a Contract entered into by Elijah and Simon House for ye supply of rations in ye. State of Connecticut—

I am Sir Your obed Servant

James McHenry

Major Genl. Hamilton

(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing Army contract with Elijah and Simon House, October 4, 1799 (copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). A note on the cover of the LS from James McHenry reads: "Contract filed in proper bundle."

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