From James McHenry, 14 April 1800
War Department April 14th. 1800
I have received your letter of the 10 instant, enclosing the resignations of Captain Patterson and Lieut Cuyler of the twelfth regiment and Lieutenant Robinson of the first.
You will be pleased to inform those Gentlemen that their resignations have been accepted.
I enclose you a Copy of a letter from Lt. Col Butler dated the fourth instant.
I am Sir with great respect
(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing Thomas Butler to McHenry, April 4, 1800 (copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress) In the left margin of the first page there are "X" marks beside the first and second paragraphs.