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From Alexander Hamilton to William S. Smith, 18 May 1800

To William S. Smith

New York, May 18th. 1800.


Mr. Brown, one of my Secretaries is the bearer of this letter—he goes before me to take possession of my quarters. You will have a Subaltern’s guard at those quarters on Wednesday next.1

With great consideration

Col. Smith

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

1For H’s visit to the troops at Scotch Plains, New Jersey, see H to Aaron Ogden, May 8, 1800, note 1.

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