To Caleb Swan, 4 March 1800
NY. March 4th. 1800
You will transmit, to the order of Major Freeman of the first regiment of Artillerists, bounty money for a full company.
This Officer is now at Fort Johnston in South Carolina
You will inform me of the arrangement which you
make may take for the purpose—Major Freeman is now at Fort Johnston in S. Carolina. He is instructed to ⟨—⟩ appoint provisorily and subject to the approbation of the Secr. of War some person to act as Pay Master and Clothier to the recruiting Service.
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).