To James Triplett, 6 January 1800
Dec 28th Jany. 6th. 1800
Your letter of the 20th. Decr. I have received—
The whole of the transactions therein mentioned having happened within the sphere of Genl. Pinckney’s command it is his province to attend to your request—All I can
therefore do ⟨ther⟩efore in this case is to write to Genl. Pinckney and enclose your letter, which I shall be accordingly done—
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Acknowledges Triplett’s letter of December 20, 1799. Letter not found.