To Richard Hunewell, 6 September 1799
New York September 6. 1799
I Your letter in recommendation of Mess Powers and Blake as Cadets in the fifteenth regiment, has been delivered to me. I have made the necessary communication on the subject to the Secretary of War—
With great consn I am Sir & &
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).