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To Alexander Hamilton from Adam Hoops, 5 June 1799

From Adam Hoops, 5 June 1799

Fort Jay 5 June 1799


The small house at the corner of the Battery formerly used by Doctor Bailey appears to be now unoccupied It would serve exceedingly well as a place for the boats of the Island to land at. I beg leave to suggest this and if you should think proper to give any directions in consequence I will pursue them

I am Sir with great respect Yr Mo Ob Sert

A Hoops Mt

Gen. Hamilton

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). On the cover H wrote a draft of his reply: "I advise him to write as with my permission to Doct Bayley to obtain the use of it." Letter not found.

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