To John H. Buell, 16 January 1800
N.Y. Jany. 16th. 1800
On enquiry of Lt. Livingston as to the conduct of Lieut. Dwight it appears to me proper that it should be the subject of a Court Martial. You will therefore order the latter officer to repair to this City reporting himself immediately
to on his arrival to me— With
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).