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To Alexander Hamilton from Samuel Hodgdon, 15 May 1800

From Samuel Hodgdon

Philadelphia, May 15, 1800. “I am favoured with your letter of the 12th instant. The tents of every description requested for you and the Adjutant General are ready1—and to day I have requested … a suitable Baggage Waggon to take the whole to Scotch Plains.…”2

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; LC, RG 94, Post-Revolutionary War Records, Letters of Samuel Hodgdon, National Archives.

1For H’s orders to have tents prepared for himself and William North, see H to Hodgdon, March 26, May 12, 1800; H to Aaron Ogden, May 8, 1800.

2On May 15, 1800, Hodgdon requested James McHenry to issue “an order … for the delivery of four Marquees, five Horsemens Tents and four Common Tents for the use of General Hamilton, the Adjutant General of the Army and their respective Suits” (LC, RG, 94, Post-Revolutionary War Records, Letters of Samuel Hodgdon, National Archives).

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