Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Samuel Eddins, 1 March 1800

To Samuel Eddins, 1 March 1800

New York February 28. March 1st. 1800


I have received your letter of yesterday and from the reasons stated therein extend your furlough until the first of May next. I did not on Captain Stille’s communication respecting the release of Van’erp recollect our conversation & my directions to you on the subject You will therefore inform Captain Still that Van’erp’s release was perfectly correct

with true consideration &c

Capn. Eddins.

(Df, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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