To James McHenry, 20 August 1799
New York Augt. 20th. 1799
Not finding at present any conveyance by Water from this place to Charleston, I take the liberty request you will forward the inclosed to General Pinckney by the first
conveyance ⟨oppor⟩tunity of the kind from your City
With great respect &c
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).