To Elias B. Dayton, 19 November 1799
NY. Nor. 19th. 99
I have received your letter of yesterday, and
shall have attended carefully to the explanation which it gives.
With respect to the waggon and horses, you will dispose of them as soon as possible, and pass the proceeds to the credit of the United States—
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).