To Aaron Ogden, 1 May 1799
New York May 1. 1799
I have received your letter of yesterday and have no objection to your appointing Wilmington as the Rendezvous for Captain White’s company at which place the Secretary of War will be immediately requested to instruct the Agent for the War Department to make the contract
with true consideration I am Sir Your obed Servt.
(LS, Lloyd W. Smith Collection, Morristown National Historical Park, Morristown, New Jersey; Df, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).