Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 19 September 1799

To James McHenry, 19 September 1799

N. York Sept. 19th. 1799


In my letter of yesterday, in answer to yours on the subject of furnishing the Western Posts I omitted to g giving saying any thing about the Carriages for Cannon.

General Wilkinson’s absence for a few days prevents me from speaking with precision as that point, It is however my opinion that they cannot well be made there of the right sort kind, & I would advise that they be made here and sent forward—

With great respect I have &c I am Sir

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

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