From Philip Church, 6 August 1799
Albany Augt. 6th. 1799
The bearer Dr D B Lynsen has earnestly and repeatedly urged me to recommend him to you for an appointment, as Surgeon, either in the Army or Navy. He has shown me certificates from many persons which speak highly of him as to his Medical Abilities
with true affection & respect believe me Dear Sir Your obed Servt.
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).