To Henry Glen, 5 March 1800
N York March 5th. 1800
I have received your letter of the first instant, and shall be happy
in an opportunity to to promote your wishes with respect to your son, should any vacancy ⟨—⟩ in the staff present itself to which your son he can be appointed consistent with the rules of service, you may rest assured I shall not be unmindful of him should whenever an opportunity shall occur of doing it consistently with the rules of service.
With great esteem ⟨—⟩
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).