From James Miller, 22 November 1799
Philadelphia Novr. 22d. 1799
Mr. Gunkle the contractor for supplying the Troops at Carlisle (at the request of the Secretary of War) called on me this morning to know whether I had any orders from you with respect to the necessary repairs of the Barracks for the accomodation of the Troops at that place, I informed him that I would write to you and that any instructions upon that point would be attended to by me with promptitude and dispatch—
I have the Honor to be Your Very Hble. Servant
Agt Qr Mr Gl
(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). In the left margin there is an "X" mark next to a long vertical line beginning at the line that reads "had any orders from you..." and continuing down beside the rest of the paragraph.