To Thomas Parker, 4 November 1799
NY. Nov. 4. 1799
The Secretary of War has just informed me that Lieutet. Richard Taylor resides at
⟨Springfield⟩ Smithfield in Virginia.
With great considn
You will send your next letter to this Gentleman in such a manner that you can be certain of it’s delivery. If you should not then hear from him you will inform me of it—
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).