From James Miller, 5 March 1800
Philada March 5—1800
I only recd your favor of the 1st. inst this day—Agreeably therto I have the honor to inform you that I think the mode of conveyance by Water from Fort Moultrie to New york can be attended with but little or no danger & I shall to morrow write to Mr. Crafts Esqr. Chas. Town South Carolina to procure the necesary transportation of Captn Huger & his Men as soon as he receives instructions from you to embark—I sometime ago wrote to Griffith J McCree Esqr Wilmington North Carolina to furnish Lt. Furges with the
⟨—⟩ means of transportation from thence to Alexanda. Virga as soon as the ⟨—⟩ detachment is ready—I have the honor to be Sir Your very Hl Sr
Agt. Qr Mr Genl
I have forwarded Clothing &ca. for Capt Huger to Mr Crafts so that they must be acquainted with each other—
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). There is an "X" mark in the left margin beside the line in the first paragraph beginning "Huger & his Men as soon as..." and another in the left margin beside the line in the same paragraph beginning "Carolina to furnish Lt. Furges...."