Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Brigadier General Lachlan McIntosh, 14 May 1779

From Brigadier General Lachlan McIntosh1

[Middlebrook, New Jersey] May 14, 1779. Requests a court of inquiry into his own conduct and that of Colonel George Morgan.2

ALS, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress; copy, Reel 169, Item 152, VII, p. 365, Papers of the Continental Congress, National Archives; copy, Reel 187, Item 169, V, p. 305, Papers of the Continental Congress, National Archives.

1McIntosh, who was in command of the Western Department, was relieved of his command in March, 1779.

2Deputy commissary general of purchases, Western Department.

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