To John De Barth Walbach, 19 February 1800
New York Feby. 19. 1800
It gives me pleasure to find that you have as I conjectured you would do rendered yourself useful to the Service. The young man you so strongly recommend has been also well spoken of to me by the Adjutant General and I shall
endeavor to assist him be glad of an opportunity to serve him
with true consideration I am Sir Your obed Servt.
(Df, in the handwriting of Philip Church and H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).