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From Alexander Hamilton to Abraham Archer, 12 August 1799

To Abraham Archer, 12 August 1799

N. York Augt. 12th. 1799

Sir,

Your letter the 3d. instant is received and the name of your son as a candidate for the appointment of surgeons mate in the Navy of the United States has been communicated to the Secy. of the Navy aided by with my support.

I am Sir with great respect & Esteem yr. obedt. Servt.

Mr. Abraham Archer Yorktown Vir.

(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Acknowledges Archer’s letter of August 3, 1799. Letter not found.

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