To Sharp Delany
Treasury Department, January 20, 1795. “I have not received from you agreeably to my request1 a particular Statement in writing of all the circumstances which have attending the fitting out & Sailing of Three Vessels which have been armed in this Port in whole or in part as Cruisers in the service of France. It is essential, that I receive it this Week & that it be very particular & correct. Among the circumstances expected to be noticed is the application to you for permission to send on board of her Ammunition & Military Stores.”
Copy, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.