Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Robert Van Rensselaer, 12 December 1799

From Robert Van Rensselaer, 12 December 1799

December 12, 1799

Dear Sir

The Bearer Doctr Cowdry has applyed to me for a recommendation to you to become a Surgeon to one of the Regimts. from the recommendation of Gentlemen of the faculty and other Vouchers I am induced to think him Quallified for the Office and take the liberty of recommending as such to your consideration

I am dear Sir with esteem Your most Obedt

Robt. Vn. Rensselaer

Majr Genl. Hamilton

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). A note on the cover reads: "Filed in bundle pending Ap⟨plicat⟩ions."

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