Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to George Washington, [24 September 1791]

To George Washington

[Treasury Department, September 24, 1791]


I have the honor to transmit you a letter of the 8th. of August from Governor St. Clair,1 together with sundry papers which accompanied it; the whole relating to the subject of the Settlements which have been made under purchases from Judge Symmes.2

A: Hamilton

LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1Letter not found. On November 9, 1791, Washington sent St. Clair’s letter to H to Thomas Jefferson for his consideration (Tobias Lear to Jefferson, November 9, 1791 [AL, RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters, 1790–1791, National Archives]).

2For the controversy between John Cleves Symmes and Arthur St. Clair, see St. Clair to H, May 25, 1791.

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