To Samuel Hodgdon, 30 October 1799
NY. Ocr. 30th. 99
Lieutenant Muhlenberg has been directed to proceed with the company of Captain Bruff from Baltimore to Norfolk. This officer, in a letter of the twenty seventh inst.
represents mentions to me that the men are destitute of woolen overalls I have therefore to request that you will furnish to Baltimore a supply for a full company You will therefore be pleased to furnish with as soon as possible the necessary supply for a full company—
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).