Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Jonathan Cass, 30 December 1799

From Jonathan Cass, 30 December 1799

Wilmington Decr. 30th. 1799—


Lieutenant Peyton of the first Regt. of Infantry at this Rendezvous has a Servant not Inlisted, he employs no Soldier in that capacity, can I with propriety furnish him with Rations?

I am, Sir, with great respect & esteem your most obedient Servent.

J. Cass Major 3d. R I

Major Genl. Hamilton

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). There is an "X" mark in the left margin between the last two lines of the letter, beginning with "capacity, can I with propriety...."

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