From James Read, 30 October 1799
Fort Jay, October 30, 1799
According to your desire I send you inclosed ye names of ye Prisoners in ye guard house at Fort Jay
With much respect I am, Sir, your obt servt
Captn 2d Regt A&E
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing a list of prisoners at Fort Jay (AD, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).