To Aaron Ogden, 25 September 1799
New York September 25. 1799
A Deputy Pay Master General for the troops under my command is wanted—Would Capt Williamson of the horse suit and would he probably accept? I inquire about no officer of your Regiment because one being already taken
for from it as my Secy it would not be to do it justi⟨ce⟩ to detach another. I rely on your friendly & confidential opinion—
Thirty Dollars Month in addition
to pay & ⟨—⟩ is the compensation of the Dy P. M
(ALS, The Sol Feinstone Collection, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia).