Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Aaron Ogden, 31 May 1800

To Aaron Ogden, 31 May 1800

Camp Union Brigade May 31st. 1800


The sick of the Brigade stationed here will remain after the disbandment under the care of a Surgeon. In case I do not inform you by Tuesday that one will come from New York I would thank you to engage Doctor Chetwood for the purpose. You will engage him under the idea that he will receive a compensation from the public for his services—

With great considn I am Sir yr. ob. st

A Hamilton

Col. Ogden DQM General

(LS, Lloyd W. Smith Collection, Morristown National Historical Park, Morristown, New Jersey; Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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