From Alexander Mowatt, 4 August 1798
New York 4 Augt. 1798
In Consequence of the polite Notice you were pleased to Afford my Application yesterday, I take the liberty to remind you that an Appointment to some Office in the Commissary’s department would be what I should wish, Any such to which you may suppose me Equal will be of Essential service to—sir Your Hble Servnt.
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Acknowledges H’s letter of August 3, 1798. Letter not found.