To James Miller, 26 May 1800
Head Quarters Union Brigade May 26th. 1800
I have examined the Scale on which transportation of private stores is proposed to be allowed to officers stationed at remote posts. It appears to me to be a proper one, and, as far as my sanction is necessary, it is given—
With consideration I am, Sir, yr. obt ser.
(LS, The Andre deCoppet Collection, Princeton University Library; Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).