From John Adlum, 25 June 1799
Philada. June 25th. 1799
I received your favour of yesterday this morning from the Secretary of War.
Yours of the 8th. that you mention I immagine went from Reading to Northumberland as I wrote to lieut. Howard at Reading to send all letters to me here that might be in the post office there, but I have not received any.
I will set out early on thursday morning for Reading and will attend to your directions immediately—
With great respect I am Your most Obedt. Servt.
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).