Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, 25 May 1799

From James McHenry, 25 May 1799

War Department 25th May 1799


I enclose you a letter from David S. Jones declining his appointment in the established army, and requesting one in the provisional army, and your letter recommending him

These letters you will please to return when you have completed the list which you have been requested to furnish

I have the honor to be with great respt Sir Your Ob Hb St

James McHenry

Genl. A Hamilton

(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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