To James House, 20 October 1799
New York October 20th. 1799
As soon as you shall have received your instructions from the Pay Master General for the government of your conduct, you will repair to Fort McHenry,
where which you will consider as your general station. That point is conceived to be the most convenient for the receipt and transmission by you of all the monies which shall be furnished for the Regiment
With great consideration I am Sir Yr Obed St
(ADf, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).