Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Caleb Swan, 2 May 1800

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—

C. Swan Esr.

(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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