Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James Miller, 7 October 1799

To James Miller1

New York, October 7, 1799. “General Wilkinson with one Gentleman of his family, the Adjutant General,2 myself and Secretary with [two or three]3 servants [to the party] will set out, in the course of the day, for Trenton. We shall stay the night at Elizabeth town and arrive in Trenton perhaps on Tuesday evening but probably not before Wednesday Morning. You will please to provide for us suitable [Quarters: We shall come in a stage.]”

Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How and H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Miller was the assistant quartermaster general or the Army.

For background to this letter, see H to James McHenry, October 6, 1799.

2William North. See H to North, September 26, 1799.

3Material within brackets is in H’s handwriting.

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