Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Mathew Arbuckle, 25 November 1799

From Mathew Arbuckle, 25 November 1799

Greenbrier Novr. 25th. 1799

Honbl. Sir,

From the Notice by the Secratery at War I found It nesasery for me to Report myself to you, which notice I immediately complied with. and have Reced. a Letter Which from the direction appeared to have Come from your hand, but had no name Signed to it, which I Suspected had been a Neglect, however be that as it may, I can only Inform you as I have before that I am in perfect Readiness I would be glat to have an Immediate answer to this Letter, as it has been a Considerable time since My appointment and have not yet Reced. one Line of Satisfaction, to my Many Letters I would be glad to know when I might be Ordered from his place or in Actual Service here, your Immediate answer to this Letter will in a Singular manner Oblidge your Obed. Humbl. Servt.

Mathew Arbuckle

2d. Lt. 3d. U.S. Regt.

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). A note on the cover reads: "Ordered to Staunton."

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