Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Richard Hunewell, 8 May 1800

From Richard Hunewell, 8 May 1800

Cantonment at Oxford May 8. 1800


I am extreemly happy—in an opportunity to inclose you Capt. Jordan & Lieut. Soper’s request for a discharge from the Service of the United States

I have heretofore stated to you Sir, the characters of these gentlemen; & now most cordially approve the application, & recommend that they may be discharged as soon as is consistant with your pleasure—

I have the honor to be with great respect Sir your most Obed: Sert.

Richd. Hunewell Lt. Col: Comt.

15th Regt. Infantry

Alexander Hamilton Esqr. Major Genl. & Inspector Genl. of the Army of the United States New York—

(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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