From Nehemiah Freeman1
Fort Jay [New York] October 16, 1799. “… In August last I made out a return of clothing that would be due to my company on the first of the present month. The men … all are destitute of shirts, overalls, and shoes.… We claim arrearages of pay from the 30th. of June.”
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Freeman was captain in the First Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers.