From James McHenry1
War Department 11th. August 1798.
I have just recieved a letter (of which the enclosed is a Copy) dated the 5th. instant from General Knox.
I request you will attentively consider, the subject of it; and favour me with your opinion thereon.
I am Sir, with great respect your obedt. hble servant
Genl. Alexander Hamilton
LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. For an explanation of the contents of this letter and its enclosure, see the introductory note to George Washington to H, July 14, 1798.