To Jeremiah Wadsworth
[New Windsor, New York, April 16, 1781]
As I intend in a day or two to take lodgings for Mrs. Hamilton, I take the liberty to request you will do me the favour to procure and send me by the earliest opportunity a pound of good green tea & a dozen knives and forks such as you purchased for Mrs. Jacob Cuyler1 at Albany, for which I will thankfully send you the cost by the first conveyance.
I am Dr. Sir truly Yr. friend & servant
The expresses may take charge of them.
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Jacob Cuyler was an Albany merchant and a business associate of Philip Schuyler. From 1777 to 1782, he was deputy commissary general of purchases.