From John Stockton, 22 May 1799
State of Delaware Wilmington May 22d. 1799
Inclosed you will receive a Coppy of a Contract executed by James Caldwell for the furnishing
such with rations; such Troops & recruits as may be placed at Christiana Bridge, during the present year.
I am Sir very respectfully yr. obt. St.
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing a contract between James McHenry and James Caldwell, May 20, 1799 (copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). H’s endorsement on the cover of the ALS from John Stockton reads: "Acknowlege Rect."