Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from William Seton, 14 July 1791

From William Seton

[New York] 14 July 1791


The President & Directors desire me to acknowledge the receipt of your Letter of the 9th instant1 inclosing a List of the Certificates for money deposited at this Bank towards the Subscriptions to the Bank of the United states which have been paid at the Treasury amg. to 159675 Dolls.

This List exactly agrees with the record of the Certificates granted at this Bank—excepting

One to Bernard Hart2 of Doll   75
& one to Peter Kemble3 of 250

which would compleat the sum of 160,000 Dollars directed by you to be received.

When these two Certificates appear the money shall be refunded & the remaining 159675 Dolls. passed to the credit of the Treasurer of the United States agreably to your Letter of the 2d. instant.4

There was but one Certificate granted for each Deposit.

I have the honor to be with the greatest respect   Sir   &ca.

LC, Bank of New York, New York City.

1Letter not found.

2Hart was a New York City broker.

3Kemble was a New York City merchant.

4Letter not found.

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