To James McHenry
New York October 6th. 99
General Wilkinson has just returned to this city,1 and will set out together with myself for Trenton2 on Monday in order to settle definitively with you the requisite arrangements for the Western Army.
With great respect I am Sir
Secretary of War
Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. James Wilkinson had been on a trip to New England. See H to George Washington, September 23, 1799, note 1.