To Caleb Swan, 30 September 1799
New York Sepr. 30th. 1799
could wish am anxious that the forms of muster and pay rolls with the requisite instructions, should be forwarded to the several regiments as speedily as possible, in order that there may be no obstacle hereafter to the regular pay of the troops arising from the want of those rolls—
With great considn I am, Sir
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).