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From Alexander Hamilton to Aaron Ogden, 25 September 1799

To Aaron Ogden, 25 September 1799

Private

New York September 25. 1799

Dr. Sir,

A Deputy Pay Master General for the troops under my command is wanted—Would Capt Williamson of the horse suit and would he probably accept? I inquire about no officer of your Regiment because one being already taken for from it as my Secy it would not be to do it justi⟨ce⟩ to detach another. I rely on your friendly & confidential opinion—

Thirty Dollars Month in addition to pay & ⟨—⟩ is the compensation of the Dy P. M

Yrs. truly

A H

Col Ogden

(ALS, The Sol Feinstone Collection, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia).

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