To Jedediah Huntington, 2 May 1799
New York May 2nd. 1799
I have received your letter of the 16 of April and
when I later conferred on the subject with the Secretary of War who informed me that he had returned to your son the his letter of resignation so that he l is now at liberty when he pleases to accept. His revocation affords has I assure you given me the greatest pleasure
with true esteem I am Sir Your obed Sert
(Df, in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).