From Ebenezer Stevens, 11 July 1799
New York 11th July 1799
I am offerd a good House in Washington Street on the North River, with an Office, for two hundred pounds pr. Annum & the Taxes, for the Accommodation of the Adjutant Genl.—I have taken the Deputy Adjt Genl. to view it, he Seems pleased with the accommodation of the Same—it being new & in a good neighborhood—
If you approve of my engaging it—on the terms mentioned, I will have it effected, I do not know of any one that in my opinion,
that will suit so well—
I am with Consideration Sir Y’r Hble St.
(LS Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).