To Amos Stoddard, 13 November 1799
NY. Novr. 13th. 99
I have received your letter of the sixth instant, and have directed Major Tousarde to signify to you that your request of a furlough is granted. The necessity of regularity would have
had lead me to refer you to Major Jackson had not Major Tousarde written to me on the Subject—
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).