Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, 27 April 1799

From James McHenry, 27 April 1799

War Department April 27. 1799.


Enclosed are the proceedings of a General Court Martial which has already been the Subject of reference and transmitted for a Decision by this Department.

The several Sentences contained in the said proceedings being confirmed you will be pleased to cause them through the organ of the appropriate Officer to be promptly executed, and the proceedings returned to this Office.

I am Sir, with respect Your obedt. servant

James McHenry

Major General Alexr. Hamilton

(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). At the bottom of the letter, to the left of James McHenry’s signature, there are several notes that read: "x Patrick Sweeny Capt. Staats Morris Balt / Fort Mifflin x William Servass Fort Mifflin x Thomas Perry do x Sergeant John Mackay."

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