Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Jonathan Cass, 24 May 1800

To Jonathan Cass, 24 May 1800

Camp Scotch Plains May 24th. 1800.


You will without delay proceed with the Officers under your command to Harpers Ferry, there to take the Orders of Major Genl. Pinckney and to prosecute the recruiting service for the four Regiments of the Old Establishment.

The Pay Master General has been desired to furnish money for the purpose—Lieut Wilson had best call upon him to take charge of it

No time is to be lost

With consideration, I am, Sir, Your obedt Sert.

Major Cass.

(Copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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