§ From John Slade
9 July 1812, Alexandria. “We have made up a company and in hopes of carrying it on if you will assist us in some trifling sum towards getting our Uniform, Guns &c.… If you should think proper to contribute any thing you will please to direct it to Mr: C. Page Alexa.”
RC (DNA: RG 107, LRRS, S-272:6). 1 p. Docketed by a War Department clerk as received 11 July 1812.