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From Alexander Hamilton to Nathan Rice, 3 May 1799

To Nathan Rice

New York May 3rd. 1799

Sir

Your letter1 with the ones therein mentioned have come to hand. Inclosed is the Act for better organizing the army of the United States2 which will give you all necessary information.

with true consideration   I am Sir   y ob S

⟨Nath⟩an Rice Esqr.

Df, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

21 Stat. description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America, I (Boston, 1845); II (Boston, 1850). description ends 749–55 (March 3, 1799).

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