Alexander Hamilton Papers

Pay Order for Hire of a Horse, 22 July 1778

Pay Order for Hire of a Horse1

Piscataway [New Jersey] July 22, 1778. Orders that John Langstaff be paid “the usual hire for a mare of his impressed the morning of the 19th. and returned in the evening of the 22d.…” Signed “Alex Hamilton, Aide De Camp.”

ADS, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1On verso is written: “Received ten dollars of Colonel Hamilton on account of the within order. John Langstaff.”

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