From Ebenezer Massey, 19 April 1799
Fort Mifflin 19th April 1799—
⟨Si⟩nce I have been at this Post,
⟨Saerg⟩ Saergeant ⟨—⟩ackey has always behaved him-self with ⟨—⟩ greatest propriety, and certainly a good ⟨so⟩ldier, any lenity you may see poper to shew him I flatter myself would not be abused, I would esteem it a particula favour if he was relesed from confinement
I am sir with the respect yr obt. Hm Sert
Ebenr Massey Capt
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).