To Nehemiah Freeman, 25 September 1799
New York Sepr. 25th. 1799
My preceding communications have been misconstrued if they have been considered as implying any censure on the commanding officer of the garrison. I had no other view than that of drawing a particular attention to the State of the sick—
With considn I am Sir
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).