To Thomas Butler, 22 June 1799
New York June 22d. 1799
I have your letter of the fifth instant acknowledging the receipt of mine of the 2d. ultimo.
You are right in supposing that it went to you thro’ mistake; my Agency in the southern district being confined to the recruiting service
With great consideration &
(Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).