From Adam Hoops [11 February 1799]
New York, February 11, 1799
I had the honor to call on you to day to present the enclosed memorandum. The number of men now in quarters I know from the information of Capt Read, To whom I shewed the Statement after I had made it. It is I believe sufficiently correct to act upon.
I am Sir with high Respect Yr. Mo Ob Sert
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing "Memorandum of Quarters at Fort Jay" (AD, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).