Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Ebenezer Stevens, 29 October 1799

To Ebenezer Stevens, 29 October 1799

New york Octor 29th 1799


You will be pleased to provide, as soon as possible, for the use of the corps of Artillerists under the command of General Wilkinson, the following instruments.

A Theodolite, a sextant, a circumferenter with a chain, and three Setts of packetts instruments—

With great consideration I am, Sir yr. obedt. servt.

A Hamilton

General Stevens

(LS, New-York Historical Society, New York City; Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). An endorsement on the cover of the LS reads: "Recd. to be attendd. to."

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