To John Adlum, 8 July 1799
N. York July 8th. 1799
You will be pleased to inquire of
un Capt. Shoemaker and Lieut. Boote whether they have any unexpended supply of money and cloathing for continuing the recruiting service; and report to me accordingly—
With great consideration &c
(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).