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From Alexander Hamilton to Aaron Ogden, 2 July 1799

To Aaron Ogden, 2 July 1799

New York July 2d. 1799

Sir,

I have just received a letter from the Secretary of War, in which he informs me that the resignation of Lieut. Reading is accepted; and that the vacancy is to be filled by your senior Second Lieutenant.

With great consideration I am Sir Yr. obedt. servt.

A Hamilton

Col: Ogden

(LS, Lloyd W. Smith Collection, Morristown National Historical Park, Morristown, New Jersey; copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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