To Samuel Hodgdon, 13 September 1799
New York Sept. 13th. 1799
Your letter of the 10th. inst. is now before me. The model of the Cavalry Coat has been sent in to the Secy. of War, to whom you will app⟨ly⟩ for instructions relative to your doubts as to ⟨the⟩ other part of the Cloathing; he having hitherto directed that part of the business and
⟨—⟩ of course being in possession of more accurate informati⟨on⟩ respecting the quantity wanted ordered—
I am infinitely rejoiced at the favorable account you give of the health of your City and am With great consideration ⟨Y⟩r. obedt. Servt.—
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).