From James McHenry, 3 May 1799
War department May 3d. 1799.
I have the honor to transmit you an extract of a letter just received from Colonel Thomas Butler dated Belle Canton April 8. 1799—
and am Sir with great respect Your obedient Servant
(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing Thomas Butler to McHenry, April 8, 1799 (extract, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).