To Ebenezer Stevens, 6 September 1799
New York September 6. 1799—
You will be pleased to provide by purchase such a number of Common and Horsemen’s Tents as, together with those that have already been furnished, shall be sufficient to make up the complement of the twelfth and thirteenth regiments according to the peace establishments.
I would thank you to discharge the
enclosed account for postage which is enclosed—
With great consdern. I am, Sir &c: &c.
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; copy, New-York Historical Society, New York City).