To James McHenry, 14 January 1800
NY. Jan. 14. 1800
Lt. Leonard Williams has been recommended to me as Quarter Master to the second regiment of Artillerists in such a manner that I
can have no doubt of confide in his fitness for the station. This being the ⟨—⟩ Altho’ There is no commandant to this regiment but I will, nevertheless appoint Lt. Willi with your permissi appoint yet if you approve Lt. Williams to act as Quarter Master.
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).