To George Fleming, 22 June 1799
New York June 22d. ’99
You will please to deliver to Capt. McClellan a brass 4 pounder with the apparatus complete according to the French plan; taking his rect. as a voucher to you—with great considen &c
P.S. If the piece itself
shall should have been delivered out to Capt. Ingersole you will shew him this letter, as a warrant for the delivering of it by him to Capt. McClellan
(Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).