From Josias Carvel Hall1
Havre de Grace [Maryland] June 10, 1799. Discusses details of recruiting and states: “The Clothing &c were so long in coming to Hand that the Officers were under the necessity of providing Blankets, Shoes, Potts &c. for the Recruits.…”
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. A veteran of the American Revolution, Hall was lieutenant colonel commandant of the Ninth Regiment of Infantry.