To Benjamin Stoddert, 3 June 1800
NY. June 3rd. 1800
Enclosed is a letter from Lt. Wands solliciting an appointment in one of the permanent regiments, and a recommendation of him by Major Wilcocks—This recommendation deserves all the attention which is due to the testimony of a very worthy man.
(Df, in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).