Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Yelverton Peyton, 2 September 1799

From Yelverton Peyton, 2 September 1799

Sweet Springs Septembr the 2nd. 1799


I arrived here the 13th. of August for the purpose of reestablishing my health, by use of the Mineral Waters—My expectations have been fully met, for I have regained Ten pounds of flesh. I mean to Continue here until the 15th. at wh. time anticipate my health will be entirely good, and on the 1st. of October Shall (without accident) report for duty—

I am with the greatest respect and esteem Sir Yr Obdt Sr.

Y Peyton

Lt. & Qr. M. US. 1st. Rgt. Inf

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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