To William S. Smith, 23 May 1800
Head Quarters May 23d. 1800—
The enclosed is a copy of a memorandum, signed by the Clerk of the War Office, was handed to me this morning by Mr. Vrooman—by it, it appears that notice of his acceptance was received at the War Office the 15th. Jany. since
when which time he States himself to have been in readiness to join his Regiment. You will have his name entered on the Pay and Muster Rolls accordingly—
With great consideration I am Sir yr. ob. Servt.
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing memorandum of Nathan Jones, April 28, 1800 (ADS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).