From Elias B. Dayton, 25 October 1799
Elizabeth Town 25th. Octr. 1799
I have been honored with your letter of the 23d Instant and shall, agreeably to your instructions, procure a pair of Oxen for each of the three Regiments to be stationed at Green Brook.
I am sir, with much respect Your humbl. servt.
E. B. Dayton
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). A note on the cover reads: "Filed."