To Tobias Lear, 8 November 1799
New-York Novr. 8th. 1799
I have received your letter of the thirty first of October, and am much obliged to you for your attention to the Winter quarters of the Troops.
With great consideration & esteem I am Sir Yr. obedt. Servt.
(LS, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress; Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown and signed by H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Acknowledges Lear’s letter of October 31, 1799. Letter not found. An endorsement beneath the dateline reads: "recd—Nov—13th—1799."