Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Abiel Foster, 2 March 1800

To Abiel Foster, 2 March 1800

New York March 2nd. 1800


I duly received your letter dated December the 26th. with those inclosed from Captains Parker & Green, and have, in the arrangement of the relative Rank of the Officers of the 16 Regt., which has lately taken place; where general principles have not interfered, paid all the attention your recommendation & the pretensions of those Gentlemen justly demand.

with true respect & esteem &c—

Honl. Abiel Forster.

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

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