To Adam Hoops, 25 July 1799
N. York July 25th. 1799
The apothecary who furnished the
enclosed medicines &c. of mentioned specified in the bill inclosed, informs me that he cannot get paid for it them without your certificate which he says you refuse. I request you will let me know the circumstances and your reason for withholding your sanction. or approbation of the demand.
With great consideration &c &c
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).