To Elijah Paine, 20 September 1799
N. York Sept. 20th. 1799
You are directed to furnish to such Officers of the second Regt. as shall apply for them, Quarters and rations, untill the arrival of Major Bewel at your City, whom you will consider as their Commander and with whose requisitions you will accordingly comply
With consideration &c
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).