From Thomas Parker, 6 October 1799
Winchester 6th October 1799
I have Inclosed several Letters and Certificates in favour of Mr Thomas Burk
I have so often given you my Sentiments Relative to this young Gentleman that I think It needless to say any thing more on the Subject.
If Inspectors of Divisions are to be appointed I Beg leave to say something in favour of Major Campbell who wishes to Become a Candidate for that office
I have Known him Intimately for ⟨—⟩ years & Know him to be a man of the ⟨—⟩ amiable Disposition & of the Strictest ⟨Inte⟩grity & I think fully adequate to the Duties of the office
with the Highest Respect I am Sir your Obdt Servt
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). There is an "X" mark in the left margin beside the line in the third paragraph beginning "favour of Major Campbell who wishes...."