To Benjamin Williamson, 2 December 1799
New York Decr. 2nd. 1799
You will ascertain the sum due to Major Bewell for pay, subsistence and forage, and take immediate measures for having it
paid delivered to him.
Lieutenant Richmond acts as Pay and Quarter Master to the Detachment at Benington, and you
can will employ him as your agent in the payment of the money—
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).