Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Thomas Parker, 19 September 1799

From Thomas Parker, 19 September 1799

⟨—⟩ September the 19th. 1799


when I Inclosed you Returns of the Cloathing Arms &c. that had been Received for my Regiment I omited to mention to you that the Knapsacks had no division in them

whether It woud be adveisable to have the Soldiers Cloathing so nearly Connected With their Provisions I will leave you to determine

If you Shoud think proper to order Divisions to be made Be pleased to empower me to have it done

with the highest Respect I have the honor to be Sir Your Obdt Servant

Thomas Parker

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). In the left margin, there is a large bracket around the first paragraph, an "X" mark beside the line in the first paragraph beginning "had no division in them...", and an "X" mark beside the line in the third paragraph beginning "Divisions to be made Be pleased...."

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