Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from George T. Ross, 25 March 1800

From George T. Ross, 25 March 1800

New York March 25th. 1800


Agreeable to the conversation held with you this morning I state to you the situation of Joseph Tyson—

He is a private in Captn. Littlefields company of Arts. & Engs. at present my waiter on my being attached to Captn. McClellan’s Compy I requested Capt Littlefield to suffer Tyson to be transfered with me; to which from a knowledge of the mans attachment to me; he consented requesting at the same time I would procure an Order from you approving of the transfer. To which I solicit the Generals approbation

With Respect I have the Honor to be &c

Geo: T: Ross

Major General A. Hamilton

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). There is an "X" mark in the left margin beside the line in the second paragraph beginning "I would procure an order...."

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