From Yelverton Peyton, 22 December 1799
Wilmington Decbr. 22nd. 1799.
I arrived at this place on Saturday the 20th. at 5 Oclock A.M. I have complied with the orders of your Circular letter and now wait for further orders.
I am with the highest regard Sir Yr. Ob H St.
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). On the cover H wrote a draft of his reply: "He will report himself to Major Cass & take his orders."