To James McHenry, 11 November 1799
New York Novr. 11th. 1799
Col. Rice proposes Mess Joseph Stickney and Edward Le Britton Wilson as Cadets in his Regiment, and I would recommend that they be immediately appointed.
The Col. mentions that they can not recruit a man from the want of
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).