To James McHenry, 5 May 1799
May 5. 1799 New York
I inclose you a letter from Majr Lillie
Major Lillie who on his return ⟨— the⟩ Eastward through this City, asked ⟨—⟩ to represent him in a favourable light ⟨—⟩ the President, which I did particularly as to his conduct during our Revolutionary War.
with great respect I am Sir Your obed Servt.
(Df, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).