To Henry Muhlenberg, 22 October 1799
N. York Oct. 22d. 1799
On recurring to your letter of the 8th. instant I observe that mention is made of Charles Laurance (a Deserter) whom you are now directed to leave at Fort McHenry with Capt. Morris—
With consideration &c
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).