Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 12 November 1799

To James McHenry, 12 November 1799

NY. Nor. 12th. 1799


I have just received your letter of the ninth instant, and have to observe that I do it does not appear to me important that a company should be stationed at Easton. I have therefore repeated the order to Captain Shoemaker to march for Fort Fayette—

With great respect

S of War—

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

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