From James McHenry, 31 October 1799
War department 31. October 1799.
I have the honor to enclose you appointments for Oliver Emmerson and David J. Waters as Cadets in the fifteenth regiment of Infantry—which you will be pleased to have forwarded—They are the Gentlemen mentioned in your letter of the 3 October—
I am Sir with great respect Your obed servant
(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; LS, letterpress copy, James McHenry Papers, Library of Congress).