To John Jay
New York October 29th 1798
I received this day a letter from the President of the United States,1 requesting me to concert with you the plan, & to superintend the execution of it, for giving effect to the Act of the Legislature of this state for the further Defence of this state and for other purposes. This I am accordingly ready to do, whenever you shall be pleased to require it.
With very great respect & esteem I have the honor to be Yr Excelys Most Obed ser
ALS, Yale University Library; ADfS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; copy, Dr. Frank Monaghan, Washington, D.C.