Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, 24 October 1799

From James McHenry, 24 October 1799

War department, Trenton, 24th. October 1799—


I have received your letter of 22d. Inst., in which you inform me that Lt. Rogers had declined the appointment of Paymaster to the Cavalry; and that you propose Lt. Simmons to be appointed in his stead.

I have no Objections to Lieut. Simmons; he may therefore enter upon the duties of that Station as soon as he has executed the Necessary Bond.

I am Sir, with great respect Your Obedient Servt.

James McHenry

Major Genl. Alexr. Hamilton—

(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; LS, letterpress copy, James McHenry Papers, Library of Congress).

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