To William S. Smith, 23 April 1799
Philadelphia April 23. 1799
Your favor of the 20 instant just reached me at this place. The information given you by Major Wilcocks is correct—To obviate possible difficulty on the part of Col Fish, I write to him by the post which carries this letter—to deliver over the money to your Regimental Paymaster The letter herewith answers your concluding enquiry
with great consideration I am Sir Yr. obed servt.
(Copy, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).