From William Brickell, 18 December 1799
Camp Averysboro, N. Carolina December 18, 1799
In your communications to Col Read our Comdt. respecting the Regimental Supplies, you observed the Majors wou’d be supplied with Horse-Men’s Tents or small Marquees—The small tryal already had in a Tent—induces me to solicit your indulgence in ordering on a small Marquee; an accomodation I shou’d be truly sensible off—I have the honor to be with great Respect Yr. Most Obedt. Very H Servt.
2d Majr. 6 Regt. Infty.
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).