Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 5 November 1799

To James McHenry, 5 November 1799

NY. Nr. 5th—99


Col. Bentley, in his letter of the twentieth of October, strongly recommends Reuben Beale and Samuel Simmons as Cadets in his regiment, and I would advise that they be immediately appointed—

With perfect respect I am

Secy. of War

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

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