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From Alexander Hamilton to John Adlum, 21 September 1799

To John Adlum, 21 September 1799

New york Sepr. 21st. 1799

Sir,

I do not think it advisable to grant your request for a furlough without previously consulting Col. Ogden on the subject. I have accordingly communicated the request to that officer with the proper directions.

With consideration I am, Sir yr. ob. sert.

A Hamilton

Major Adlum—

(LS, The Andre deCoppet Collection, Princeton University Library; Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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