To Jacob Wilson, 8 November 1799
New York Novr. 8th. 1799
I have received your letter of the first of this month—
You will be pleased to repair immediately to Wilmington in the State of Delaware for the purpose of being employed in the recruiting service. Upon your Arrival at that place you will report yourself to Major Cass and take his order—
With considn I am
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).