Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Ebenezer Stevens, 5 June 1799

To Ebenezer Stevens, 5 June 1799

New York June 5. 1799


I send you returns of the 1 of May 1799 to be disposed of according to your general instruction

I observe a considrable deficiency of some articles particularly powder. Before you transmit the returns you will examine them particularly and report to me a statement of such articles as you are of opinion ought to be forwarded. The Garrison may be considered as consisting of Two hundred & fifty rank & file with a proportion of Officers.

With consideratn I am Sir Yr. Obed Sr

Col Stevens

(ADf, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; LS, New-York Historical Society, New York City).

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