From Stephen Simmons, 24 October 1799
Trenton New Jersey October 24th. 1799
I have received your letter of the 22d. inst. Honouring me with the Appointment of Pay Master to the regiment of Dragoons which I with pleasure accept, and shall immediately enter into the Bonds required by law, and proceed to the execution of the duties of my Office.
I have the honour to be Sir with great respect Your Obt. Servt.
Stephen G. Simmons
Lieut L Dragoons
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Acknowledges H’s letter of October 22, 1799. Letter not found. A note on the cover reads: "Filed."