From James McHenry, 15 October 1799
Trenton War department October 15. 1799
I have received your letter of the 14. instant
I have no objections to the appointment of Lieutenant House
⟨—⟩ as paymaster to the first regiment of Artillerists and Engineers—or to that of Lieutenant Memminger as Paymaster to the Second regiment—You will be pleased to give orders to have the Bonds required by law executed and transmitted to the Accountant of this department—
I am Sir with great respect Your obedient servant
(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; LS, letterpress copy, James McHenry Papers, Library of Congress). An endorsement on the cover reads: "Filed."