To Lewis Tousard, 27 February 1800
N York Febr. 27th. 1800
I have just received your letter of the 25th instant, and am happy to find that you have made such progress in the regulations which you were commissioned to prepare.
I agree with you that there is no necessity for assistance from the advanced state of the work, and
have ⟨—⟩ have written to Captain Ez Izzard to that effect—
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).