To John Elliott, 20 September 1799
New-York Sept. 20th. 1799
You are directed to furnish, to such Officers of the 1st. Regt. as
may shall apply for them, Quarters and Rations, until the arrival of Major Cass at your City, whom you will consider as their Commander & with whose Requisitions you will accordingly Comply with
With consideration &
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).