From Samuel Hodgdon, 3 October 1799
Philadelphia 3d October 1799
This morning I received yours of the 1st instant—Woolen Overalls ’till very lately have been greatly deficint—as fast as they have been received they have supplied the most pressing calls—I have been very successful in getting on the supplies of Clothing lately as you will perceive by the next return which will be with you shortly—Major Bradleys supply shall be forwarded without a moments unnecessary delay—The Certificate is received and will be attended to as is usual in such cases—No orders are yet received from the War Office relative to the Cavalry Clothing—the Colour business is progressing—
With respect and esteem I am sir your Most Obedt servant
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; LC, RG 94, Post-Revolutionary War Records, Letters of Samuel Hodgdon, National Archives). A note on the cover reads: "Filed."