To Ebenezer Stevens, 22 May 1799
New York May 22nd. 1799
You will be so good as to furnish Colonel Smith with whatever arms he may require. If they do not belong to the
public United States, they will be returned when no longer wanted, and if lost or injured replaced.
with true considerations I am Sir Your obed Servt.
PS. You will please to furnish Colonel Smith with such a Tent as he may direct
(ALS, New-York Historical Society, New York City; copy, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).