From Ebenezer Stevens, 23 September 1799
New York 23rd Septemr 1799.
The Secry at War has directed me to have cloathing made up for the 2nd. & 3rd. Regiment of Infanty. for the Southward The Troops at Bennington are of the 16th. Regiment. (Pardon me Sir, If I am wrong); as I mentioned this to you at the Time—
I have received yours inclosing Capt Cockran’s return, and will make the requisi⟨tion⟩ necessary to the proper Officers—I duly Rec⟨d⟩. your note Respecting the Estimate of Boards &c &c: necessary for Hutting a Regiment, and will immediately attend to your Commands therein, and shall lay the same before you to morrow—
I am Sir with Respect Your Hbl St.
(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).