From James McHenry
War department, March 18. 1799
I have received your letter of the 15 instant with alterations and additions proposed to be made to the recruiting instructions. These have been considered, generally adopted, and with some further alterations will be put into the hands of a printer to day, and a sufficient number of Copies sent you as soon as they shall be printed.
With great respect I am Sir Your obedient servant
Major General Hamilton
LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.