To George Cabot1
[Philadelphia, August 25, 1791. On September 6, 1791, Cabot wrote to Hamilton: “Being absent from home when your letter of the 25th ultimo arrived, it has been out of my power to answer the enqueries it contains until this day’s post.” Letter not found.]
1. Cabot, a wealthy merchant from Beverly, Massachusetts, had been elected United States Senator in June, 1791.