To Thomas Parker, 12 July 1799
N. York July 12th. 1799
According to a return from Mr. Hadgdon, Superintendt. of military stores, the following Articles have been forwarded to Mr. Joseph Tidball for the use of your Regt.
|629||Hats||2216||— Prs. of shoes|
|704||Stock Clasps||21||— Inf: Sergeants Coats|
|318||Inf. priv. Coats||42||— Vests|
|330||Vests||22||— Music Coats|
|1324||lin: Overalls||680||Blankets 3 pr.|
|108||Sergeants Do.||64||Epaulets worsted—|
I presume they could not have arrived at the time of your writing if they had I am at a loss to account for the deficiency you complain of. Should they, as I expect, be still on the road you will open a communication with Mr. Tidball, endeavour to accelerate the delivery and let me hear from you on the subject
With great considn &c
(Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).