To James McHenry, 14 November 1799
N York Novr. 14th. 1799
Colonel Rice proposes Mr. John Radford as a Cadet in his regiment, and I would recommend that he be immediately appointed.
Enclosed is a letter to Mr. Swan which I have left open for your perusal.
With great respect
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).