To Ebenezer Stevens, 17 October 1799
Trenton Octor 17th. 99
Major Adlum informs me that he forwarded to you some time since a return of articles wanted for
his the troops of Lt Bootes detachment now annexed to Capt Shoemaker, but that he had not heard from you on the subject.
Be so good as to inform me whether you received the return, and whether any thing has been done upon it—
With great consideration I am, Sir yr. obt sert
(LS, in the handwriting of H and Thomas Y. How, New-York Historical Society, New York City; Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Stevens’s endorsement of this letter reads: "ansd." Letter not found.