To Daniel Jackson, 24 October 1799
New York October 24th. 99
I have received your letter of the eleventh instant, and am surprised that Captain Littlefield and his company should not have arrived before this at Fort Jay. You will
be pleased please to inform me of the cause from which the delay has proceeded.
With great considern
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).