From George T. Ross, 25 March 1800
New York March 25th. 1800
Agreeable to the conversation held with you this morning I state to you the situation of Joseph Tyson—
He is a private in Captn. Littlefields company of Arts. & Engs. at present my waiter on my being attached to Captn. McClellan’s Compy I requested Capt Littlefield to suffer Tyson to be transfered with me; to which from a knowledge of the mans attachment to me; he consented requesting at the same time I would procure an Order from you approving of the transfer. To which I solicit the Generals approbation
With Respect I have the Honor to be &c
Geo: T: Ross
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). There is an "X" mark in the left margin beside the line in the second paragraph beginning "I would procure an order...."