To William Simmons, 25 November 1799
NY. Nr. 25 99
I have directed Ebenezer Stevens Esr. to sell the four horses that were purchased for the accommodation of Major Hoops and Captain Stille lately sent on public service to Niagara. I have likewise directed Elias B. Dayton ⟨Esr.⟩ Contractor for New Jersey to sell a baggage waggon and four horses purchased for
Maj the use of Major General Pinckney—
I mention these things to you as they will be items in the Settlement of accounts—
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).