To Thomas Porter, Seymour Renick, and John Wilson, 18 November 1799
NY. Nr 18. 99
I have heretofore written to you directing you to repair to Benington in Vermont for the purpose of being employd. in the recruiting service—Supposing that my letter may have miscarried I now repeat the order. Upon your Arrival at Bennington you will report yourself to Major Bewell and take his directions
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).