To Ebenezer Stevens, 29 October 1799
N york October 29th. 1799
Captain Littlefield has arrived with his company at Fort Jay, and you will be pleased to provide without delay the means of conveying them to Elizabeth Town—
With great consideration I am, sir Yr. obt. ser
(LS, New-York Historical Society, New York City; Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). In the LS, there is a pair of brackets, apparently made in pencil, around the first paragraph.