Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, [17 January 1800]

From James McHenry

[Philadelphia, January 17, 1800]

Dear Sir

I recd. yours of the 15 inst this morning, informing me, that urgent business would call you to Albany on Sunday.

I inclose you my report.1 I think it too probable, that the house of Representatives will determine upon a suspension of the recruiting service, and doubt the firmness of the Senate.

Yours affecy

James McHenry
17 Jany 1800

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; ADf, James McHenry Papers, Library of Congress.

1See McHenry’s report of January 5, 1800, to John Adams, which Adams submitted to Congress in a letter dated January 13, 1800 (ASP description begins American State Papers, Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States (Washington, 1832–1861). description ends , Military Affairs, I, 133–41).

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