Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Charles François Bournonville, 10 December 1793

To Charles François Bournonville

Treasury Department December 10th 1793


I have this moment received your Letter of the 8th instant,1 and have instructed the Comptroller of the Treasury to proceed in cooperation with you, as speedily as possible, in the adjustment of the Account between France and the united States.2

Any question arising in the course of the business which may require my special attention will immediately receive it.

With consideration and esteem   I have the honor to be   Sir Your obedient Servant

Alex Hamilton

Mr Bournonville
Secretary of Legation of the Republic of France

ALS, Arch. des Aff. Etr., Corr. Pol., Etats-Unis description begins Transcripts or photostats from the French Foreign Office deposited in the Library of Congress. description ends , Supplement Vol. 20.

1Letter not found.

2Edmond Charles Genet had asked Bournonville to settle with agents of the Treasury Department differences in the account between the United States and France. See H to Genet, November 26, 1793; Genet to H, November 30, 1793.

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