To Timothy Taylor, 19 April 1799
Philadelphia April 19th. 1799
Herewith is a letter for the Paymaster of your Regiment. It contains money towards the prosecution of the Recruiting Service. You will please to see that it is safely delivered to him. All further directions for the commencement of the Recruiting Ser⟨vice⟩ pursuant to your general instruct⟨ions⟩ will lie with you. And your care an⟨d⟩ diligence are counted upon.
With consideration I am Sir Yr obed Servt.
(Copy, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).