To Peter Faulkner, 3 March 1800
N York March 3rd. 1800
I have received your letter of the twenty fifth of February—
Your claims will have had, in the final adjustment of the relative rank of the regiment, all the weight which can be given to them consistently with a due respect to the pretensions of other Officers
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).