To James McHenry, 12 October 1799
⟨Trenton⟩ Octor 12th. 1799
Col. Parker, in his leter of the sixth of November nominates Mess. Tennison and Burke as Cadets in his regiment—I would recommend that these Gentlemen be immediately appointed—
With great res
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). H’s note on the cover reads: "Pay Master General Money—for Parker’s companies of Artilly Particular Officers Acceleration."