To William Brickell, 26 May 1800
Head Quarters Plainfield N. Jersey May 26th. 1800
I have received your letter of the 10th. inst.
I should with pleasure attend to your application, but the approaching disbandment of the Army puts an end to
future expectations of the kind you mention—
(Df, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).