To Abraham Archer, 19 July 1799
N. York July 19th. 1799
Yr. letter of the 6th Inst.
is come to recommendg Mr. Jas. Macleod as a candidate for an appointment in the Navy of the UStates is come to hand; & I have to inform you that I have with pleasure paid the requisite attention to the recommendation
I have the honor to be &c.
(Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).