From Jacob Morris, 2 March 1799
Albany 2d. March 1799.
Agreeably to my promise to Mr Warner I take the liberty to enclose you a recommendation of that Gentleman to the honble. the Secretary of War for a subalterns commission in the army of the United States
I believe Mr Warner to be deserving, and if the Government shall think proper to honor him with a commission he will prove himself
deserving worthy of such confidence
I am with great regard Dr Sir your ob sert
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing Elihu Phinney, Jacob Morris, Richard Edwards, and Joseph Griffin to James McHenry, February 19, 1799 (LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).