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From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 12 July 1799

To James McHenry, 12 July 1799

N. York July 12th. 1799


I have the honor to submit to you the inclosed copy of a letter from Col: Ogden of the 12th. Inst. contg. a letter of appointmt letter with my opinion that it would be best his request should be granted—

With great respect &c

PS. The inclosed extract of a letter from the same quarter contains information not agreable—

Secy. of War

(Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). A note reads: "all 1799 on the War department."

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