From James McHenry, 28 October 1799
War department October 28th. 1799—
I have the honor to enclose you appointments for Joshua Tennison and Thomas Burk as Cadets in the eighth regiment of Infantry. They are the Gentlemen mentioned in your letter of the 12th. instant.
and am with great respect Your obedient Servant
(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; LS, letterpress copy, James McHenry Papers, Library of Congress). A note on the cover reads: "Filed."