From James McHenry, 7 May 1800
War Department, May 7. 1800.
I enclose you copies of Contracts entered into with William Colfax Robert Colfax and Alexander Richards for the supply of Rations in the States of New York Rhode Island Massachusetts Vermont and New Hampshire—the Connecticut Contract shall be forwarded to morrow—
To the best of my recollection they have been twice before sent—
I am Sir Your obed Servant
(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing Army contract with William and Robert Colfax and Alexander Richards, October 1, 1799 (copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).