From Josiah Parker, 14 April 1800
Phila. April 14th. 1800
I take the liberty to recommend my friend Lt. John Hancock of the Artillerists & Engineers to your Civilities; He is a Young Gentn. who I feel much interest in and flatter myself you will find him worthy of your confidence
very respectfully I have the honor to be yr. Mo. Ob. Servt.
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).