To James Baytop, 15 August 1799
New York August 15. 99
Your letter of the tenth of July has been delivered to me. I have given full information to Cl. Bentley on the subject of your enquiry, with
instructions directions on t as to the course to be pursued.
much great consideration I am, Sir &c: &c:
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).