To William North, 3 December 1799
N. York Decr. 3d. 1799
You will please to order a General Court Martial to be immediately held at Fort Jay for the trial of such persons as may be brought before it, of which Captain Eddens is to be President and Lieut. Evans Judge advocate
With great &c
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).