Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Horatio Gates, 2 November 1791

To Horatio Gates

Philadelphia Nov 2. 1791


My Dear Sir

The certificate mentioned in your letter of the 22d. of October1 has not yet appeared at the Treasury.

When it does, your wish will be answered.

I will not tell you how high a value I set on the expression of your friendship; but I will tell you with great sincerity that I am very truly & affectionately

Yr. Obedient servant

A Hamilton

Horatio Gates Esqr

ALS, MS Division, New York Public Library.

1H made a mistake, for Gates’s letter is dated October 23.

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