Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Staats Morris, 8 July 1799

To Staats Morris, 8 July 1799

New York July 8. 1799


Inclosed is a letter of Instruction of Lt Newman. You will deliver it to him; assist his outset and give him any ⟨ax—⟩ auxiliary instruction you may deem requisit⟨e⟩


Lt. Laurance will shortly be assigned to aid in the recruiting service for his Regiment of which will be carried on in the States of Pensylvania & Delaware will be the scenes I am still uninformed of Major Ford’s having joined his command.

With great consideration I am Sir Yr. Obed Ser

Capt. Morris Fort McHenry

(ADf, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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