Trenton War Department 4th Augt.  1799.
I have the honour to inclose you a letter from Major General Pinckney dated the 12 of Augt. ulto containing a request, that Mr. Pierre Gaillard, may be appointed the eighth first Lieutenant in the room of Mr. Charles Boyle who has refused to accept.
With the greatest respect I have the honour to be, Sir, / Your most obt / & most hble st.
MHi: Adams Papers.