Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James McHenry, 26 May 1800

To James McHenry, 26 May 1800

Head Quarters Plainfield N. Jersey May 26th. 1800.


I have the honor to send you the enclosed papers, in order that you may see what grounds I gave my Sanction to the Expenditures made by Capt. Ellery. be apprised of the subject of them.

I request that you will add your Sanction if lest the want of it should be an obstacle with the comptroller—

With great respect I have the honor to be Sir Yr. ob. Servt.

Secy. of War—

(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown and H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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