Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James Caldwell, 30 November 1799

From James Caldwell, 30 November 1799

Albany 30th Novemr. 1799


The great desire I have to assist The Bearer of this, Mr. William Cowan, Urges Me to take the liberty of Introducing him to Your Notice, which I should not do if I did not Conceive he will fill any Military Situation, in which he may be placed, with fidelity and honor; I Know he is particularly Anxious to enter into the Army; I request Sir, You will be so good as to Excuse this liberty

I have the honor to be, Sir, With much Respect, Your Most. Obed. Sevt.

James Caldwell.

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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