To Amos Stoddard, 1 May 1799
New York May 1st. 1799
I have received your letter of the 10th instant with the inclosed papers. The arrangements with regard to Major Jackson were not known to me at the time my letter was written, You will therefore consider yourself as in the situation in which you was previous to the writing of that letter; should there
be have been any danger of the small Pox, spreading it You will have been ⟨—⟩ acted right to have had in having your men inoculated
(Df, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).