From Adam Hoops, 9 March 1799
Fort Jay 9 March 1799
I have to report to you the arrest of Captain Frederick Frye of the first Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers—On the Charge of Irregular and disorderly Conduct &cc—And have the honor to be with great respect Sir Yr Mo Ob Sert
A Hoops Mt
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).