From James McHenry, 30 September 1799
War department 30. September 1799.
I have the honor to enclose you Copies of two Contracts entered into with Elias B Dayton for the supply of the Troops in the State of New Jersey—one of them for the remainder of the present year and the other for the year One thousand eight hundred—
I am Sir with great respect Your obedient servant
(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; LS, letterpress copy, James McHenry Papers, Library of Congress).