From Abraham Ellery, 18 May 1800
Adjutant General’s Office, New York, May 18th. 1800
Enclosed, I have the honor of submitting to your sanction, my account of monies disbursed for quarters in New York, previous to their being furnished by the public; the reimbursement of which is provided for by Regulations of the War Department, issued in General Orders of March 11th. The account
bears date begins May 27. 1799 & is carried to August 1st. 1799, at which time rent commenced upon the house furnished in Washington Street.
I have the honor to be, with the highest respect your most obed. servt.
A. R. Ellery
As. Adjt. General
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).