Navy Department 22. August 1799.
I have the honor to enclose a letter from Mr Constable of New York, one to him from Capt Truxtun—and a copy of my answer to Mr Constable, which I hope will meet your approbation.
I have the honor to be / with the highest respect / & esteem sir Yr. most / Obed Servt.
MHi: Adams Papers.