Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Elizabeth Hamilton, 18 November 1782

To Elizabeth Hamilton

Fish Kill [New York] 18th. Novr 1782

I am just arrived My Love at this place and shall cross Kings ferry tomorrow. I am much pleased with the horses; they are both free and gentle; and I think you will learn to have confidence in them. I am perfectly well, and as happy as I can be when absent from you. Remember your promise; don’t fail to write me by every post. I shall be miserable if I do not hear once a week from you and my precious infant. You both grow dearer to me every day. I would give the world for a kiss from either of you.

Adieu My precious charmer    Yr tender


Send my sword by your father.

ALS, Mr. George T. Bowdoin, New York City.

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