To John Lillie, 5 May 1799
New York May 5. 1799
I have received your letter of the 27. April last, and assure you that my sincerest wishes for your success will
ever remain unabated
with true regard & esteem I am Sir Your obedt. Servt.
(LS, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston; Df, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Acknowledges receipt of Lillie’s letter of April 27, 1799. Letter not found.