To Elias B. Dayton, 17 March 1800
N York March 17th. 1800
I have received your letter of the fifteenth instant—
You will send me a Certificate of Colonel Smith Stating the precise quantities of the different articles furnished, and I shall then be ready to say that they were furnished by my direction—
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; LS, sold by Stan V. Henkels, Jr., April 6, 1922, Lot 220).