To James Richmond, 6 October 1799
New York October 6th 99
I have received your’s of the twenty fifth of September, and enclose you a letter on the subject to which it refers.
You will find that you are Appointed to act as Pay and Quarter Master to a recruiting party for the second regiment at Bennington in Vermont under the direction of Major Bewell—You will please to take measures accordingly
With consideration I am &
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Acknowledges Richmond’s letter of September 25, 1799. Letter not found.