From Jonathan Brace, 6 February 1800
Philadelphia Feby. 6th. 1800
I take the liberty of forwarding to you the enclosed—The letter addressd. to me will inform you at once of the object desired—I presume the Guardian will chearfully reimburse all that has been recvd. from the US— Should the young man be discharged.
The Gentleman who writes the letter is of my acquaintance—quite respectable to whos representation full credit may be given—
I am respectfully—your Obt. Sert.
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing Ephraim Grant, Jr., to Brace, January 15, 1800 (ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress); certificate of guardianship, January 6, 1800 (copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress); birth certificate of John Tyler (copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).