From Aaron Ogden, 27 August 1799
Elizabeth Town August 27. 1799
Your letter of the 22d. instant came by the mail of Saturday and was received by me on the Monday following, being yesterday, I am now on this day setting to execute your commission with all the dispatch in my power.
I have the honor to be with the utmost respect your mo. ob. servt
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).