To James Miller1
New York, October 7, 1799. “General Wilkinson with one Gentleman of his family, the Adjutant General,2 myself and Secretary with [two or three]3 servants [to the party] will set out, in the course of the day, for Trenton. We shall stay the night at Elizabeth town and arrive in Trenton perhaps on Tuesday evening but probably not before Wednesday Morning. You will please to provide for us suitable [Quarters: We shall come in a stage.]”
Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How and H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Miller was the assistant quartermaster general or the Army.
For background to this letter, see H to James McHenry, October 6, 1799.
3. Material within brackets is in H’s handwriting.