To John Wilkins, Jr., 14 April 1800
NY. April 14. 1800
A reinforcement of about five hundred men will march from this quarter for the Western Army in the course of the ensuing month—You will have the necessary boats prepared for conveying them
to down the Ohio—Enclosed is an extract from of a letter just received from Col. Hamtramck who with whom you will concert—
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How and H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).