To James McHenry, 25 March 1800
N. York March 25th. 1800
are I have the honor to transmit the proceedings of the Court Martial in the case of Lt. Leybourne I have strongly disapproved the sentence of the Court
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing the proceedings of John Leybourne’s court-martial, February 22, 1800, signed by James Read (DS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).