Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 2 January 1800

To James McHenry, 2 January 1800

N York Jan. 2—1800


I have heretofore recommended that the servants of Officers who are not soldiers should be permitted to draw rations—As the subject presses I would request your immediate decision on it as far as poss shall be convenient

S of War—

(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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