From James Stille, 17 March 1800
Fort Jay 17th. March 1800.
I have the honor to send You inclosed the Certificate of Lt. A. Pope—respecting the regular Inlistment of a man in the place of Sergt. Slaughter about to be discharged—and to be Sir your Obt. Hl. Servt.
J Stille Capt.
2 Regt. A&E
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing Alexander D. Pope’s certificate, March 17, 1800 (ADS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).