Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from John Shute, 14 May 1799

From John Shute, 14 May 1799

May 14, 1799


I take the freedom of reminding you respecting the Conversation we had relative to a Commission in the Army of the United States; should I be appointed it will be immaterial whether I serve in this or any other State—It will bestow a particular favour if the General would make an early application to the Secretary at War and will be ever Gratefully remembered by Yours with Sentiments of Respect—

John Shute

Alexr. Hamilton Esqr—

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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