From Thomas Lloyd Moore, 17 September 1799
Camp Bristol Sept. 17. 1799
It is my duty to inform You that a Duel took place on thursday last the 12th. Instant; between Cap. Johnston, and Lt. Sharp, both of my Regt. in which the latter was shot dead on the spot. I have also reported this to the Secretary at War in order that the vacancy may be filled up.
I have the honor be Sir, your humble servt.
Thomas L. Moore
Lt Col. commdg. 10th Reg.
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).