From James McHenry, 29 May 1800
War Department May 29. 1800.
I have received your letter of the 27. instant.
On the receipt of your letter of the 18. instant enclosing one from Lieutenant Yelverton Peyton, a letter of which the enclosed is a Copy was written and transmitted agreeably to your request to Major Jonathan Cass of Wilmington—
Enclosed is the Copy of Mr. Peytons letter to you of the 15 May
I am Sir with great respect Your obed servant
(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing McHenry to Jonathan Cass, May 21, 1800 (copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).