To Jedediah Huntington, 9 May 1799
New York May 9th 1799
Your letter of May 4 with its inclosure has reached me I take it for granted that you are making similar contracts throughout the State and that no time will be lost in effecting them as they are essential to the progress of the Recruiting service.
with true consideration I am Sir Your Obed Servt
(Df, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Acknowledges Huntington’s letter of May 4, 1799. Letter not found.