Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Lieutenant Colonel John Brooks, [10 September 1779]

To Lieutenant Colonel John Brooks1

[West Point, September 10, 1779]

Dr. Sir,

I send you merely by way of information the copy of a letter, of the 25th. of August, which I yesterday received from Mr. Dana.2 I have only to request that you will be good enough to inform me of the names of all the gentlemen that composed the company before which I had the honor of being exhibited on the occasion in question.

I am D Sir   Your friend & servant

Alex Hamilton

Col Brooks

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1For background to this letter see H’s correspondence with John Brooks, Francis Dana, William Gordon, and David Henley.

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