Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Daniel Bradley, 16 September 1799

To Daniel Bradley, 16 September 1799

New York Sept. 16. 99


You will on the receipt of this letter order a Genl. Court Martial to assemble at Staunton for the trial of John Lines & Robt. Gilmore Deserters from Capt. Gibson’s Company and such other Offenders as may be brought before it; of which Capt. Gibson is to be Prest. You will and appoint four other officers to constitute the Court and a person to Officiate as Judge Advocate and transmit the Proceedings to me

With great consideration &c—

Major Bradley

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

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