To Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, 4 November 1799
N. York Novr. 4th. 1799
I expressed to you my wish in conversation that you would be so good as to fix upon and name to me characters for Officers of the Inspector Department within your Command. Inclosed are letters lately received respecting Major Beale for your informa⟨tion⟩
Major Campbell you will remember is also a respectable Candidate for Division Inspector. Capt. E. Taylor is appointed a Brigade Inspector—
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).