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[ Philadelphia, December 17, 1799. On December 23, 1799, Smith wrote to Hamilton and referred to “your Letter of the 17th.” Letter not found. ]
It is proper for you to be informed officially that I have appointed Capt. Church of your Regiment my Aid de Camp. I am sensible that in strict propriety, this ought to have been done previous to his appointment—in order that you might have had an opportunity to state to me if any particular reasons, in respect to the interests of the Regiment stood in the way of the appointment. The Omission...
I have received letters from Lieutt. Joseph Dwight of the 1st. Regt. in which he speaks feelingly of aspersions thrown on his Character by Lieutenant Le Roy Livingston; as I conjecture he alludes to the Officer of that name in your Regiment, I would wish you to inform direct him that it is my desire he should acquaint me, in writing with to report to you in writing any transactions he may know...
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...