To Josias Carvel Hall, 8 January 1800
feby. 1 Jany. 8th. 1800
I have recd. your letter of Jany. 6th. with the enclosed arrangement of the Officers of your Regiment, which is approved and returned to you. Levi Hillary is placed as fifth 2d. Lieutenant, that being the grade to which he was appointed, in case of his acceptance, by an arrangement of the War Department—
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).