To James McHenry, 16 May 1800
NY. May 16th. 1800
Enclosing are letters from Captain Jordan and Lieutenant Soper offering a resignation of their commissions Col. Hunnewell urges strongly that they be accepted—
Enclosed is an extract of a letter from Major Rivardi which I send you for your information.
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).