Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Benjamin Walker, 10 July 1799

From Benjamin Walker, 10 July 1799

Utica 10th July 1799

Dr Sir,

Mr. Cornelius Kip Son of Mr Kip of Kips bay near New York has a desire to enter into the Service—I take the liberty therefore to introduce him to you for that purpose—Having resided in this place for some time after I came here I had an Opportunity of forming some acquaintance with Mr Kip and I can venture to assure you his principles are good & I believe he will make a good Officer—

I have the honor to be Dr Sir Your Mo: Obed hum Servt

Ben Walker

Maj Genl Hamilton

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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