To John McClallen, 21 April 1800
NY. April 21st. 1800
When you leave West Point with Captain Ingersoll’s Company you will bring with you two four pounders mounted after the French plan by Lieutenant Drancey with their limbers and all the implements belonging to them. Also two ammunition waggons with their harness and other articles—
You will shew the letter to Mr. Fleming
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).