From William S. Smith, 16 March 1800
Union Brigade March 16th. 1800
Enclosed I have the Honor of submitting a Letter this day received from Mr. Samuel Davis and solicit your instructions, relative to the answer to be given, I have the Honor to be with great respect—Sir, Your most Obedt Humble Servt.
W. S. Smith
Lt. Colo. of ye 12th
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).