Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James Triplett, 6 January 1800

To James Triplett, 6 January 1800

N.Y. Dec 28th Jany. 6th. 1800


Your letter of the 20th. Decr. I have received—

The whole of the transactions therein mentioned having happened within the sphere of Genl. Pinckney’s command it is his province to attend to your request—All I can therefore do ⟨ther⟩efore in this case is to write to Genl. Pinckney and enclose your letter, which I shall be accordingly done—


Lt. Jas. Triplett

(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Acknowledges Triplett’s letter of December 20, 1799. Letter not found.

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