Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 5 May 1799

To James McHenry, 5 May 1799

May 5. 1799 New York


I inclose you a letter from Majr Lillie Major Lillie who on his return ⟨— the⟩ Eastward through this City, asked ⟨—⟩ to represent him in a favourable light ⟨—⟩ the President, which I did particularly as to his conduct during our Revolutionary War.

with great respect I am Sir Your obed Servt.

Secretary of War.

(Df, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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