To William Campbell, 2 November 1799
New York Novr. 2nd. 1799
receipt received your letter of the eighth ninth of october.
Your name is placed on the list of Candidates for the office of Division Inspector; but I can not
tell say how far it will be practicable to comply with your wish request as a particular course has been viewed is to be pursued and it is impossible to tell whether that will lead to the gratification of your desire.
With great consn
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).