From John Chaloner1
Philada Octr 24, 1783
Mr. Maley2 presented me your draft amounting to One hundred twenty five dollars which I have paid him. I have not yet reced any intelligence of our friend3 but in daily expectation of it—the moment I receive the advice if no private opportunity offers I will dispatch an Express to you with the Intelligence. Mrs. Chaloner joins me in Compliments to you & your Laday & I remain Dear Sir Your most Obdt Servt
Mr A Hamilton
LC, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
1. Chaloner, under the firm name of Chaloner and White, transacted business for John Barker Church whose legal affairs had been entrusted to H.
2. Presumably William Maley, a Philadelphia ship captain.
3. Probably John Barker Church who had gone to France in July, 1783.