To Samuel Eddins, 16 September 1799
New York, September 16, 1799
You will take the route by Fredericksburg, George Town in Maryland, Baltimore and Havre De Grasse in the same state and Wilmington in Delaware at each of which places is a recruiting rendezvous and a contractor who is hereby
directed required to furnish you with the needful assistance
M & ⟨Inspr⟩ General
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).