To Walter L. Cochran, 23 September 1799
New York Sepr. 23rd. 99
I had taken it for granted that a General Order of the 29th of May directing returns of Clothing &c to be Addressed to Col. Stevens had been transmitted to the Commandant of Fort Mifflin. You will please to inform Me whether such a General Order has not been received at the fort—
I have however sent the return to Col. Stevens and requested him to take the necessary measures for furnishing the supply—
With Consn I am S
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).