To Josias Carvel Hall, 3 March 1800
N York March 3rd. 1800
I have received you⟨r⟩ letter of the seventh of February.
The National legislature having taken the subject of recruiting
into under their consideration I have no communications, at present, to make respecting it thought proper to postpone defer till the event shall be known any further communication on that subject
with tru⟨e⟩ considertn &
(Df, in the handwriting of Philip Church and Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).