To Caleb Swan, 11 April 1800
NY. April 11th. 1800
I have received your letter of the 29th of March with it’s enclosure, and have
Captain George Demler being dead I can not say what ought to be done in respect to the ballance due from in this case ⟨relative⟩ I have written to Lt. Hyde requesting him to state to me the causes which have retarded a the settlement of his Accounts.
rely be assured I shall omit no measures that may be necessary to bring him to a speedy explanation, and, if there has been any thing culpable in his conduct, to have it properly noticed—
delay omit saying any thing relative to the cases of the other Gentlemen untill I ⟨believe⟩ shall have conferred with General Wilkinson who is expected speedily ere long to arrive in this place.
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).