Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Adam Hoops, 13 May 1800

To Adam Hoops, 13 May 1800

NY. May 13. 1800


The application of Captain Eddens for a furlough for so indefinite a period is totally inadmissible.

It is necessary that he should specify some period time, and that of reasonable duration, within which he will probably be able to settle his affairs—

Major Hoops

(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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