Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, 27 January 1800

From James McHenry

War Department 27th Jany 1800


I now have the Honour to transmit to you a Copy of my circular Letter to Colonels Moore, J. Smith, Read, Bentley, Hall, Parker, Ogden & W S. Smith, in consequence of the Bill which passed the House of Representatives on Friday last, to suspend enlistments for the six additional Companies of Cavalry & the twelve Regiments of Infantry.1

You will please to issue such further orders as to you shall appear proper.2

I have the Honour to be, Sir, With great Respect,   Your most obed Servant

James McHenry

Major General Hamilton.

LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

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