To Ebenezer Stevens, 4 November 1799
N.Y. Novr. 4th. 1799—
I send you a number of
rea returns of various kinds—You will please to examine them, and, in those instances where Supplies are required, to do the needful—
With great consideration &c
P.S. Please to inform me of the name of the vessel & commander, what kind of vessel, and what burthen, that is prepared for Genl. Wilkinson; likewise whether she be intirely freighted by the public or not—You will please likewise to discharge the inclosed acct. of Postage for Octr—
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; copy, marked "Duplicate," in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, New-York Historical Society, New York City).