From John G. Coffin, 21 September 1799
Fort Jay 21 Sept. 1799
I had yesterday the honor of receiving your letter dated the 18th. I am happy that the accounts have not met with your disapprobation
I shall agreeable to your recommendation and my original plan, proceed to Trenton so soon as possible.
So soon as the weather becomes good, I think my health will permit me to start without delay.
I have the honor to be Sir, very respectfully, your obedient humble Servant
J. G. Coffin
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).