Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Peter Shoemaker, 17 December 1799

From Peter Shoemaker, 17 December 1799

Fort Fayette December 17th. 1799


Agreable to your Orders of the 12 of November I marched from Easton with the Company Under my Command and arrived at this post on the 16 Instant without the loss of a Single ma⟨n⟩ or any other casualty

We performed the March In Twenty two Days not withstanding being deteined three Days by bad weather—I am Sir with every Sentiment of Respect your Most Obedient Humble Servan⟨t⟩

Peter Shoemaker

Capt 2d US Regt

Majr. Genl. A. Hamilton

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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