Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Stephen Simmons, 24 October 1799

From Stephen Simmons, 24 October 1799

Trenton New Jersey October 24th. 1799


I have received your letter of the 22d. inst. Honouring me with the Appointment of Pay Master to the regiment of Dragoons which I with pleasure accept, and shall immediately enter into the Bonds required by law, and proceed to the execution of the duties of my Office.

I have the honour to be Sir with great respect Your Obt. Servt.

Stephen G. Simmons

Lieut L Dragoons

Major Genl. Hamilton

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Acknowledges H’s letter of October 22, 1799. Letter not found. A note on the cover reads: "Filed."

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