To Rufus Graves, 13 January 1800
NY. Jany. 13. 1800—
The Secretary of War informs me that Cadets are considered as entitled to the Clothing of Sergeants, and that they have been paid at the rate of thirty one dollars and twenty five cents per suit, that being the value of the general articles according to the latest Contracts
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).