To Ebenezer Stevens, 28 October 1799
New-York Oct. 28th. 1799
You are requested to proceed to charter the Vessell for transportation of military Stores &c which you mentioned to me could be had for two thousand Dollars—& to put on board the articles without delay.
With great consideration I am Sir yr. obedt. servt.
(LS, New-York Historical Society, New York City; Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).