Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to George Washington, 16 August 1794

To George Washington1

Treasy Departmt. Aug: 16. 1794.


It appears probable that advantages will result from giving to the Citizens at large information on the subject of the disturbances which exist in the Western parts of Pennsylvania.

With this view, if no objection to the measure should occur to you, I would cause a publication to be made of the Report which I had the honor to address to you, dated the 5th. instant.2

With the most perfect respect &c.

A Hamilton

LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1For background to this letter, see H to Washington, August 6, 1794.

2H’s letter to Washington of August 5, 1794, was printed in [Philadelphia] Dunlap and Claypoole’s American Daily Advertiser, August 21, 1794. It was subsequently published in other papers.

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