To Samuel Eddins, 28 September 1799
N York Sepr. 28th. 1799
I presume you have recd. before this, the letter of Major Hoops, and are on your march to the Delaware—Least however something should have detained you at Richmond I write to direct that you bring on with you the person of whom mention is made in your letter
With consideration I am, Sr
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).