From James McHenry
Philad. 13 Augt. 1798.
My dear Hamilton.
My letter to the President left this the 7th instant.5 I had fortunately prepared it before I was taken ill. I have communicated to you its contents.
Mjr. Gen Hamilton
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
4. John Caldwell.
5. McHenry’s letter to Adams is dated August 4. See McHenry to H, August 10, 1798, and the introductory note to George Washington to H, July 14, 1798.