To Alexander Thompson, 2 October 1799
New York October 2nd. 99
Since writing to you yesterday I have
perused looked over the letters of Major Rivardi, and have found that he requests a boat for the use of the garrison of Niagara—I have given directions to Mr. Glen to provide one and to deliver ⟨—⟩ it to you—
With consideration I am, Sir
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).