To Callender Irvine, 2 July 1799
New York July 2d. 1799
In Answer to your letter of the 24 June I must inform you that the recruiting instructions were sent to you of course as being on the list of recruiting Officers.
It is agreable to me that you should Join your company as soon as your health shall permit
With consideration &c
(Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).