Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Stephen Van Rensselaer, 7 December 1791

From Stephen Van Rensselaer1

Albany December 7 1791

Dear Sir

At the request of several officers of our late Army, I transmit you the enclosed Memorandum. If any provision is made for such cases you will oblige me by informing me. Mrs. Rensselaer joins in love to you & Mrs. Hamilton.

I am D Sir Your Hum Sert

Stephen Van Rensselaer

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Van Rensselaer was a member of the New York Assembly in 1789 and 1790, and served in the state Senate from 1791 to 1795. In 1783 he had married Margaret (or Margarita) Schuyler, Elizabeth Hamilton’s sister.

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