Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James McHenry, 7 April 1800

From James McHenry, 7 April 1800

War Department April 7. 1800


I have received your letter of the ——— ultimo enclosing the Commission of Samuel Flagg Junr. a first Lieutenant in the fourteenth regiment of Infantry—You will be pleased to cause it to be notified to Mr. Flagg that his resignation has been accepted—and inform me of the time he retires from the regiment.

I enclose you a letter from Daniel Jones soliciting the discharge of Henry Fonnemore, his apprentice lad, who has been inlisted by Captain Charles Marles—You will take such order therein as may be proper—

I am Sir with great respect Your obed servant.

James McHenry

Major Genl. Hamilton

(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing Daniel Jones to McHenry, April 5, 1800 (LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). A note on the cover of the LS from James McHenry reads: "the latter part of the letter not acted upon."

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