Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Thomas Ashburner, 20 November 1771

To Thomas Ashburner

Mr. Thomas Ashburner

St Croix Nov. 20. 1771


Above is triplicate of mine1 to you per Capt Henton2 to which have receivd no answer. I have now to beg the favour of you to pay Mess[rs.] Fraser Grant & Baillie of St Christophers on Mr Crugers Account as soon as convenient £13.4.10 Windward Currency for which Mr. Thomas shall have Credit.

I am Sir   Your Respectful hum Serv

LC, in writing of H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1In the MS of this letter the first line is crossed out. It reads as follows: “I wrote you the 28th of last Month.” The letter of the “28th of last Month” is probably the “triplicate” to which H is here referring. Letter not found.

2John Henton, ship captain and resident of St. Croix (RG 55, Records of the Danish Government of the Virgin Islands, National Archives).

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