To James McHenry, 28 August 1799
New York Augt. 28 ’99
I send you the proceedings of Courts martial of which Major Wilcox
was president Capt. Read and Lt. Colonel Smith were respectively Presidents all which have ⟨—⟩ acted upon. For particular reasons I must be permitted to leave it with you to comply with Doctor Osborne’s request for a Copy
With great respect Sir
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).