To Ebenezer Stevens, 29 August 1799
New-York August 29th. 1799
It is my wish that you proceed, immediately on the receipt of this, to purchase a waggon and four horses for the use of the 12th. Regiment.
With great consideration I am Sir yr. obedt. servt.
(LS, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, New-York Historical Society, New York City; copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).