To James McLeod, 1 March 1800
Febr. 20th. March 1st. 1800
I have received your letter of the twentieth of January, and forward⟨ed⟩ it with such observations as appeared to be proper to the Secretary of the Navy—
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). Acknowledges McLeod’s letter of January 20, 1800. Letter not found.