To James Wilkinson, 12 November 1799
NY. Nov. 12th. 99
Untill some person shall be appointed to fill the Office of Clothier General to the Western Army the duties
will of the station, it is expected, will be performed by the Deputy Pay Master General.
With great consn I am, Sir
In this capacity all estimates & returns of Clothing wanted will come from him—All returns of Clothing will be addressed to him and he will overlook the distribution—
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; copy, The Indiana Historical Society Library, Indianapolis; copy, in the handwriting of Samuel Vance, The Indiana Historical Society Library, Indianapolis).