Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 31 October 1799

To James McHenry, 31 October 1799

NY. October 31. 99


Upon examination I find that it is Mr. Richard Taylor and not Captain Edmund Taylor to whom Col. Parker refers in his letter of the twenty fifth instant. This gentleman is a Lieutenant—I must trouble you for the requisite information

Enclosed are the inaccurately dated commissions &c

With perfect respect

Secretary of War

(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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