Receipt from John C. Hummel
[Trenton, August 15, 1799]
John C. Hummel
ADS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. A resident of Trenton and a veteran of the American Revolution, Hunt had been an agent for purchasing horses for the Army in 1792. In 1794 he became contractor for Army supplies at Trenton, a position he still held in 1799.
2. An entry in H’s Cash Book, 1795–1804, under the date of September 1, 1799, reads: “paid for a horse & 125” (AD, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).