To James Read, 13 January 1800
NY. Jany. 13th. 1800
The Secretary of War informs me that an appointment of Surgeon to the sixth regiment was some time ago made out for Doctor Roger Cutler, and forwarded under cover to you.
The nomination of Mr. Pasteur as Quarter Master to your regiment is confirmed.
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Written vertically along the left margin in How’s hand is the address "No 125 Sth Third Street."