To Caleb Swan, 2 May 1800
NY. May 2nd. 1800
As I understand it has been usual to make advances to Officers marching for the Western Army, on account, you will be pleased to
do this f advance pay for two Months to Lieut Captain Claiborne and his officers—You will likewise deliver to Captain Claiborne bounty money for twenty men—
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).