From William S. Smith, 14 January 1800
Union Brigade Jany. 14th. 1800
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your Letter of the 13th. I will make the necessary examination, into the question, stated relative to the 11th. Regt. and report immediately
I have the Honor to be With great respect Sir, Your most Obedt Humble Servt.
W. S. Smith Lt. Colo. &c
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).