To James McHenry, 12 August 1799
New York Augt. 12th. 1799
Major Hoops being in arrest
in consequence of some for some events which took place in consequence of the trials of Doctor Osborne and Capt. Frye, and the Judge Advocate for those trials being out of town I requ⟨es⟩t you will Send me the whole of the proceedings therein Which I have transmitted you, by tomorrow’s post
With great respect &c
P.S. The Court Martial is to meet on Wednesday—
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).