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From Alexander Hamilton to William S. Smith, 4 November 1799

To William S. Smith, 4 November 1799

N. York Novr. 4th 1799


Capt. Read has informed me that there are at Fort Jay 3 deserters belonging to your the 12th regiment, viz. Wm. Hebron, Jas. Dando, & Dl. Crook. He has been directed to convey them to Elisabeth town by Thursday next when you will take care to have a proper guard ready to receive & convey them to camp, to be tried in the General Court martial lately ordered—

With great consideratn &

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

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