To Benjamin Williamson, 23 November 1799
New York Novr. 23rd. 99
I enclose to you a copy of a letter which I received some time ago from Major Bewell.
The paper which it speaks of as enclosed has been mislaid, but, should you think it proper; you can write to
Caleb Mr. Swan Eqr. for such papers and explanations and documents as may be necessary.
I request that you will, as soon as possible,
comply with the request of Major Bewell do what is proper in the case. Lieut Richmond acts as Pay Master to the detachment at Benington, and you can ⟨cause⟩ make employ him the as your Agent in the any payment of the money due to which you may think it proper to make to Major Bewell—
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).