Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, 8 August 1799

From James McHenry, 8 August 1799

War Department, August 8. 1799.


The death of Doctor Lynch, having made a new appointment of Surgeon’s Mate to the Garrison at Fort Mifflin necessary, one has been accordingly appointed.

Inclosed is a copy of my letter to the Commanding Officer of that Garrison upon the occasion.

With great respect, I have the honor to be, Sir, your obedt. servant,

James McHenry

Major General Alexander Hamilton

(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing McHenry to Ebenezer Massey, August 8, 1799 (LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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