From Caleb Gibbs1
Barre [Massachusetts] February 16, 1793. “The foregoing Duplicate2 My Dear Friend I forward apprehensive that my Letters must have miscarried or otherwise I should certainly have heard from you ere this. Let me repeat my solicitations and ask an answer, feel for me, call up your esteem for me, Let me not be a cast off.…”
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Gibbs and H had been close friends during the American Revolution when both had been aides-de-camp to George Washington.