Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James Miller, 12 October 1799

From James Miller, 12 October 1799

Trenton, October 12, 1799

The following number of suits of Clothing have been Ordered for Transportation to the lower posts on the Misissippi by the Secretary at War pr. the Qr. Mr. General.

Fort Sargent
Artillerists— 1 Serjeant }
7 Privates
Infantry 3d. Regt.— 17 Sergeants }
7 Musicians
250 Privates
Fort McHenry
Artillerists— 2 Serjeants }
1 Musician
21 Privates
Fort Adams
Artillerists— 5 Serjeants }
2 Musicians
40 Privates
Infantry 1 Regt.— 7 Serjeants }
4 Musicians
74 Privates
Fort Stoddert
Artillerists— 6 Privates
Infantry 2d. Regt.— 4 Serjeants }
2 Musicians
62 Privates
Fort Pickering
Artillerists— 7 Privates
Infantry 3d. Regt.— 3 Serjeants }
2 Musicians
50 Privates

All the Clothing for the lower Posts on the Mississippi is packed (excepting a few Stocks & Serjt’s. Woolen Overalls) wh. Mr. Harris the Public Store-keeper informs me he is waiting for and the principal part are already forwarded to N. York

The Clothing for Fort Pickering has some time since gone to Pittsg to be sent down the river—

I have the honor to be Sir Your very Hl Sr

Jas Miller

Agt. Qr Mr. Gl.

Majr Genl Hamilton—

(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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