To James McHenry, 14 November 1799
NY. Nor. 14th. 99
Your letter of the 12th instant has Your le
In all the cases in which no
time day has been mentioned as the place & time when persons proposed as Cadets began to render service to the respective regiments I have received no information from the several Commandants. You It will therefore be pleased proper to have the Warrants dated on the day that they are issued.
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).