Circular to Certain Recruiting Officers, 6 June 1799
New York June 6. 1799
The Superintendence of the Recruiting service every where being under my direction you will hereafter communicate with me concerning it and make your returns to me. I send you
the new a sett of new instructions to you which you are strictly to conform in whatsoever is applicable relative to your situation.
With consideration I am ⟨Sir⟩ yr. Obed Servant
|Capt Callender Irvine Carlisle Pensylvania||A|
|Lieutenant John Hancock Norfolk do||A|
|Lieutenant Merriwether Lewis Charlottesville do—||I|
|Lt. John Fergus Junior Wilmington N Carolina||A|
|Lt. Patrick Harris— do.||A|
|Lt. William Deveaux Savannah Georgia—||A|
|Lieutenant Peter Shoemaker Frederick Town||I|
(ADf, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).