Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, 29 May 1800

From James McHenry, 29 May 1800

War Department May 29. 1800.


I have received your letter of the 27. instant.

On the receipt of your letter of the 18. instant enclosing one from Lieutenant Yelverton Peyton, a letter of which the enclosed is a Copy was written and transmitted agreeably to your request to Major Jonathan Cass of Wilmington—

Enclosed is the Copy of Mr. Peytons letter to you of the 15 May

I am Sir with great respect Your obed servant

James McHenry

Major General Hamilton New York

(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing McHenry to Jonathan Cass, May 21, 1800 (copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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