To Lawrence Butler, 22 October 1799
N. York Oct. 22d. 1799
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 6th. inst.
I have to observe, in regard to its contents, that appointments of the kind there spoken of, will go through a particular course—In this, the application in behalf of Major Campbell will be put in a train to be duly considered—
With great consideratn.
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).