To Daniel Bradley, 13 September 1799
N. York Sept. 13th. 1799
mentione Suggested in your letter of the 4th. inst. relative to Capt Brock and his recruits I approve, and desire you to carry it into effect—
what rela that part of your letter which relates contains your request for leave of Absence, I have lately written to you, referring you to General Pinckney for an answer on that subject
With great consideration &c
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).