From Andrew McClary, 14 September 1799
New Brunswick 14th Sept 1799
Agreably to an Order of the Secretary of War of the 2d. Instant, I have the honor to address you, being one of those absent from their Command, I am not in a good state of health, but ready to obey any orders I may receive
I am sir with respect & Esteem your Obdt. Servant
Andrew McClary Capt.
2d. US Regt. Infy.
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress)