To John Heth, 6 December 1799
N.Y. Decr. 6th. 1799
Your two letters of the 28th. of Oct. and the 28th. of Novr. have been duly received—
You are at liberty to dispose of yourself as you please until the first of March next—when I shall expect you again to report yourself to me, in order to receive yr. destination for Service—
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).