From Daniel Jackson, 15 November 1799
New Port 15th. Nov. 1799
I have received your circular letter of the 5th. Inst. respecting expeneturs which I shall communicate to the officers. I arrived at my Quarters here the 13th. Inst. Major Louis Tousard left here the 14 for New York; also informs me he has given you information respecting the delay of Capt. Littlefield and Company.
The Stores wanted is not arrived
⟨as yet⟩; nor the winter clothing which is very much wanted. The Barracks at Salem, I shall be able to have repaired for the sum specified.
Sir I wish you to give direction for a Genl. Court Martial, to set at this place for the trial of such prisoners as shall be brought before the Court.
Sir I have the honor to be with the greatest respect your humble Servant.
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).