From William Duer1
[New York, August 12, 1791. On August 17, 1791, Hamilton wrote to Duer: “I have received your two letters of the 12th and 16th.” Letter of August 12 not found.]
1. Duer, a prominent New York financier and speculator, had served as Assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury from September, 1789, until early in 1790.