Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Major Nicholas Fish, 22 January 1778

From Major Nicholas Fish1

Valley Forge, January 22, 1778. Requests written discharge for Captain Barent J. Ten Eyck, Second New York Regiment.2

LS, RG 93, Miscellaneous Records, National Archives.

1Fish, a major in the Second New York Regiment, subsequently became a close friend of H and a prominent New York Federalist.

2At the end of this letter, H wrote: “One of the Gentlemen below is requested to transact the business of this letter. AH.”

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