Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Cornelius Lyman, 17 February 1800

From Cornelius Lyman, 17 February 1800

New York Pearl Street No. 260 17th Feby 1800


In consequence of the enclosed letter I left Presque Isle the 20th of Novr 99 with my Company and arrived at Niagara the 30th of the same month

The situation of the roads was such that I was not able to leave that place until the 24th of Decr 99. I arrived in this city the 12th Instant.

I am sir Respectfully &c

Cornelius Lyman Capt

2d Infantry Regt US

Majr Genl Hamilton.

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing John F. Hamtramck to Lyman, November 2, 1799 (copy, in Lyman’s handwriting, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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