From Thomas Parker, 17 August 1799
Winchester 17th of August 1799
Soon after I wrote to you Respecting an apprentice that had been enlisted by Capt Bishop, His master applied to Mr White one of the Judges of the General Court of this State; who has Released him from his engagement with Captain Bishop
His Reasons for doing so are detailed in a letter to me of the 14th Instant a Copy of which I now do myself the honor to Inclose
I am extreamly anctious to Have The Horsemans Tents forwarded as It is of the Utmost Concequence that the officers Shoud be in the field with Their men
with Great Respect I am Sir your Obd Servt
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing Robert White to Parker, August 14, 1799 (copy, in Parker’s handwriting, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).