From James House, 16 October 1799
Trenton October 16th. 1799
I have the Honor to inform you that there is in charge of the command officer of Capt Elliott’s Company at Reading a quantity Ammunition which I wish to be directed how to dispose of—The quantity, I judge to be about a Ton and half consisting of Artillery and Musquet cartrages and one or two Keggs of Powder—there are also, two Brass 3 Pounders to which the Artillery cartrages are suited
I have the Honor to be Sir With the Greatest Respect Your Obt Hume Servt
Lieut. Art. & Engrs.
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).