To Aaron Ogden, 12 March 1800
New-York March 12th. 1800
After learning from the Contractor what has been done. You will cause to be deliver’d, without delay, at Union Camp, such quantity of wood, as shall be sufficient, with what has been already received, to make up their complement to the 15th. of April next, according to the regulations prescribed by the War Department.
With great consideration I am Sir Yr. ob. Servt.
(LS, The Andre deCoppet Collection, Princeton University Library; Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown and Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). An endorsement at the bottom of the LS to Aaron Ogden reads "Recd. March 15th."