Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Benjamin Walker, 10 September 1790

To Benjamin Walker1

Treasury Department
New York September 10th 1790


In answer to your letter of this date,2 I have to inform you that in pursuance of authority to me for that purpose from the President of the United States, You have permission to be absent from the United States for a period not exceeding One year from the time of your departure.

I am Sir   Your Obedient & humble servant

A Hamilton
Secretary of the Treasy

Benjamin Walker Esqr

ALS, in the United States Naval Academy Museum.

1Walker was naval officer for New York.

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