From Richard Hunewell, 8 May 1800
Cantonment at Oxford May 8. 1800
I am extreemly happy—in an opportunity to inclose you Capt. Jordan & Lieut. Soper’s request for a discharge from the Service of the United States
I have heretofore stated to you Sir, the characters of these gentlemen; & now most cordially approve the application, & recommend that they may be discharged as soon as is consistant with your pleasure—
I have the honor to be with great respect Sir your most Obed: Sert.
Richd. Hunewell Lt. Col: Comt.
15th Regt. Infantry
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).