Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to William Seton, 10 October 1791

To William Seton

Treasury Department
October 10. 1791


The duplicate return of your last purchases has come to hand.1

The Commissioner of loans2 might have issued the requisite Certificate in order to a Transfer to the books of the Treasury, upon the strength of your original Agency; especially as the Transfer was to be in the same names.

But as a different idea has struck him I have written to him the enclosed3 to obviate difficulty.

With very great consideration   I remain   Sir   Your obedient servt

A Hamilton

William Seton Esqr.

ALS, Bank of New York, New York City; copy, in the handwriting of William Seton, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

2John Cochran. See Seton to H, October 7, 1791.

3Letter not found.

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