To James Miller, 26 May 1800
Head Quarters Union Brigade May 26th. 1800
Lt. Hook states to me that he is in real distress, and requests that he may be furnished with transportation to Norfolk.
He is entitled to travelling expences, and if you could enter into some arrangement for facilitating the means of his departure, by anticipation of his allowance it would be agreeable to me—
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown and Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).