Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Benjamin Stoddert, 2 June 1800

To Benjamin Stoddert, 2 June 1800

N York June 2nd. 1800


The enclosed letter is from certain prisoners of war who have omitted to mention to me the place where they are confined. I presume they are naval prisoners. As the honor character of the U States is concerned in the affair which is the subject of the letter I send it to you that you may do in it the case whatever shall appear to you proper—

B. Stoddert Esqr.

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

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