From William Ward Burrows, 25 January 1800
Phila. Jany. 25th. 1800
It becomes necessary that the Letter which I received from Judge Peters, and which I sent to you for your Perusal, should now be exhibited. I request the Favor of you to return it by the next Post.
I have the honor to be Yr. obedt Servt.
W. W. Burrows
of the Marine Corps.
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). In the left margin, there is an "X" mark beside the line beginning "sent to you for your Perusal..." and an "X" mark just below the last line: "it by the next Post."