Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from William S. Smith, 9 December 1799

From William S. Smith, 9 December 1799

Major General Hamilton

Union Camp Decr. 9th. 1799.


I take the liberty of recommending the Bearer Mr. Stevenson as the 2d. Cadet in the 12th. Regt. I once introduced him to you, wishing an appointment for him as a 2d. Lieut. the same reasons still operate in his favour, & I should be gratified if you will countenance his appointment—With great respect, I have the honor to be, Sir, Your most Obedt. Humble Sert.

W. S. Smith Lt. Colo. Comdt.

12th. Regt

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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