To John McClallen, 1 March 1800
Feby. 29th. March 1st. 1800—
I have received your letter of the 24th. instant.
The order to you to march to this place was given thro’ mistake—It was my intention that you should continue at Albany for the purpose of recruiting.
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).