From Charles Smith, 25 September 1799
Wilmington Sept. 25. 99
I have the honor to inform you that I arrived at this place on Yesterday, but have not had the pleasure of Seeing Majr. Cass he not being in the place
I am Sir your Obet. Sert.
2nd. Lieut. first Regt. Infantry
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). On the cover a note reads: "Filed a Note taken of it."