Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Joseph Brock, 4 December 1799

To Joseph Brock, 4 December 1799

NY. Decr. 4. 99


I have received your letter of the 26th. of November.

A person has already been no propoposed to ⟨be⟩ nominated as Pay Master Genl to the detachment under your Command, and I presume ⟨—⟩ the nomination has been confirmed by the Pay Master General acted upon.

Should this not be the case I have no objection to Lieutenant Lewis, and will recommend him Lieut Lewis for the place—


Capn. Brock—

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

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