From George Leonard, 6 July 1799
July 6, 1799
Permit me Sir to Introduce to you Doctr. Daniel Parker of Norton in Massachusetts a Gentn. of Reputation and a friend to the Federal Goverment who has a son who was in his second year at Cambridge Colledge but unknown to his father Left Colledge & Inlisted into a Company Commanded by Capt Read lately at
⟨Crown⟩ West Point, the Doctr will Inform you of his wishes
I am Sir, with great Respect your Humble servant
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing a statement by Daniel Parker, July 2, 1799 (ADS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). On the cover of the letter from George Leonard, H noted: "Referred to Major Hoops who will inquire into & report the Circumstances particularly as to the."