Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 15 May 1799

To James McHenry, 15 May 1799

New York May 15. 1799

Dr Sir,

This will be handed to you by Cornet Alexander Macombe, of the Cavalry of the U states, who when in Philadelphia will desire to pay his respects to you—He is a genteel clever young man & I trust the embryo of a good Officer.

With respect & ⟨—⟩ Yr Obed Sr

A Hamilton

(ALS [photostat], James McHenry Papers, Library of Congress).

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