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To Alexander Hamilton from William S. Smith, 2 May 1800

From William S. Smith, 2 May 1800

Major General Hamilton

Union Brigade May 2d. 1800

Sir.

Lt. Dwight of the 2d. Regt. this morning presented your Letter of the 19th. of Feby. agreable to its contents I have arrested him—I am not furnish’d with charges against him, if you will do me the Honor of forwarding them, with the names of the Witness’s, his case can be proceeded upon Immediately, by the Court Martial whereof Lt. Colo. Comdt. Taylor is President—

I have the Honor to be with great respect—Sir, Your most Obedt Humble Servt.

W. S. Smith Lt. Colo.

of ye. 12th.

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). In the left margin there is an "X" mark beside the line in the first paragraph beginning "the names of the Witness’s, his case can...."

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