To James McHenry, 5 May 1800
NY. May 5th. 1800
Col. Rice mentions to me, in a letter of the twenty first of April, that he had that day informed Lieutenant Flagg of the acceptance of his resignation.
Enclosed is an extract from Col. Rice’s letter on the subject of double rations—
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).