Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Richard Harison, 23 September 1799

From Richard Harison, 23 September 1799

New York 23d. Septr. 1799

Dr Sir,

Mr. John R. Harrington, who has been some Time a Captain in the State Militia, is desirous of serving in the Army of the United States. I believe him to be a well disposed young Man, of good Character & Capacity, and likely in Time to make a very good Officer—

I am with the highest Respect &c. Dr Sir Your obedt Servt.

Rich: Harison

Major Genl. Hamilton

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). An endorsement on the cover reads: "Filed amg Recoms."

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