To William Ellery1
May 1. 1794
A representation has been made that there is within your district a [Transport Ship the Britannia in the British service which was employed by Admiral Jarvis to bring General Rochambeau to Newport]2 This Ship is to be permitted to depart notwithstanding the embargo.
With consideration I am Sir Your obed Servant Alex Hamilton
The Collector of New Port
ALS, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.
2. Bracketed material is not in the handwriting of H.