Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James Read, 19 August 1799

To James Read, 19 August 1799

N. York Augt. 19th. 1799


I have received a letter from the Secy of War informing me that he agrees to the appointment of Lieut. Walker to the Office of Paymas⟨ter⟩ of your Regiment—

He likewise advises me that the supply of Cloathing for your Regiment has been orde⟨red⟩ to Wilmington to the address of Griffith J. McRee Esqr. and instruction given to him by the Quarter master General to deliver them to the order of the Paymaster of the your Regiment and to notify you of the Shipment—

With great consideration I am Sir Yr. Obedt. Sert.

Col. Read—

(Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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