To John McClallen, 17 June 1799
New York June 17. 1799
The Secy of War informs me that he has ordered materials for Cloathing to be sent to Col. Stevens, but that, as was done in the case of Capt. Bruff, no more than the contract price can be allowed for making them up which will be paid to you by the Purveyor of supplies. You will govern yourself accordingly.
With consideratn—I am Sir Yr Obed S—
(ADf, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).