To Aaron Ogden, 19 July 1799
New York July 19th. 1799
I have received a letter from the Secretary of War dated on the 17th. inst. stating the resignation of Lt. Charles Read of your Regt. to have been accepted.
With great consideration I am Sir Yr. obedient servt.
(LS, Lloyd W. Smith Collection, Morristown National Historical Park, Morristown, New Jersey; Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).