To James McHenry
New York, December 4, 1799. “I take the liberty to request of you information whether the claims of old Soldiers who served in the Revolution war, are still admissible. I make this inquiry to Serve1 an old Soldier who has consulted me on the subject.”
Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. In MS this word is “Served.”