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From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 29 May 1799

To James McHenry, 29 May 1799

New York May 29th. 1799—

Sir,

Annexed I send you an Extract of a letter from Col: Taylor to me of the 27th. Inst. Confiding in the Judgment of that officer, and considering the importance of promptly filling the vacancies, I beg leave to second his recommendation of the Gentlemen mentioned therein and shall be glad to have them officer approved

With great consideration &c—

Secretary of War

(Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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