Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Samuel Clinton, 21 December 1799

From Samuel Clinton, 21 December 1799

Major General Hamilton

Philadelphia, December 21, 1799


I have the honour to inclose my letter of Appointment from the President, as second Lieutenant in the first Regiment of Infantry & shall respectfully await your Orders

I remain Sir your Most Obedient Servant

Saml Clinton

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). On the cover H wrote a draft of his reply: "He will repair to Wilmington in Delaware and there report himself to Major Cass to be employed on the Recruiting Service." Letter not found.

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