From William Willcocks, 30 July 1799
New York. July 30th. 1799.
At our Rendezvous are Majr. Willcocks—Lieutent. Paymaster Smith—Lieut. Hoffman Lieut. Quarter Master Ludlow, Lieut. Wands—Adjut. Cox At Bedford, Capn. Courtlandt—At New York Capn Patterson—& Lt. Le Ro⟨y L⟩ivingston. At Brooklyn Lieut Laidlie, of th⟨e 2nd R⟩egt.
Colonel Smith within three Miles of the Rendezvous—
As to the three Deserters from Capn. Pattersons Company. I should suppose they could be tried the first day the Court should be organized
Sir, With the greatest consideration, I am Your Obdt.
(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).