From Daniel Bradley, 4 October 1799
Staunton 4th. Octobr. 1799
Lieut Lewis has Just Shewn me you⟨r⟩ letter ordering him to Willmington in Delaware he will of necessity be detained a few days to settle his affairs at this place, and I dont see how I can form a Court without him & I wish to be inform’d whether his recruits are to go with him to Wilmington
with him, or not.
In hast I am yours with respect—
D. Bradley Majr
4th. U.S Rgt.
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).