To John Adlum, 19 July 1799
N. York July 19th. 1799—
I have received your letter of the 15th. inst.
You will direct the Officers to make out returns of the deficient Articles for their troops, which you will forward to Colonel Ebenezer Stevens at this place who will take care to have them furnished—
With great consideration &c
(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).