From James McHenry, 26 April 1799
War Department 26th April 1799
I enclose, for your consideration, a copy of a letter from Peleg Wadsworth Esqr. dated Portland April 19th. upon which you will please to give such directions as you shall deem proper
I have the honor to be, with great respect, Sir, your most Obd Hb St
(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing Peleg Wadsworth to McHenry, April 19, 1799 (copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).