From Tench Coxe
[Philadelphia, July 5, 1794]
Mr. Coxe will be very much obliged to Mr. Hamilton for the sum of 80 Drs. wch. he had the pleasure to lend him—if it be convenient to replace it. An unexpected call to pay off a Note for a gentleman to whom Mr. Coxe had lent his Name is the occasion of his troubling Mr. H.1
AL, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. At the bottom of this letter H wrote: “Mr. Meyer will please to pay the above to Mr. Coxe.” John Meyer was a clerk in the Treasury Department. Below H’s note is the following receipt signed by Coxe: “Received July 5th 1794 of John Meyer Eighty Dollars.” See also “Account with John Meyer,” July 5, 1794.