From John H. Buell, 4 November 1799
Bennington Monday Novr. 4th. 1799—
There has not any of the Officers Orderd to this State to be under my Command Arrived nether have I had any information from either of them—I have seene Mr. Jones and Mr. Leverit the princible Contractors for this State, and with them have made the arrangments for Recruiting
I am Sir with great Respect Your Huml Servt
John H. Buell Major
2d. Regt. Infantry
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).