To William S. Smith [13 January 1800]
January 13, 1800
Whilst Colonel Ogden ⟨sh⟩all continue in the particular service
⟨—⟩ ⟨——⟩ he has been destined you he will still superintend, as far you he shall think proper fit, the interior police of his regiment
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).