Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Tench Coxe, 21 January 1795

To Tench Coxe

Treasury Department
January 21st. 1795


Your letter of the 8th. instant, has been duly received.

I am not fond on the mere suggestion of parties without a knowledge of the state of things between them & the principal to interpose advances—yet if Whelen & Miller as Agents for Mr. Elie Williams have sufficient knowledge of the facts to ask on his behalf & upon his responsibility the advance, it will be made to them.

I am with consideration   Sir   Your most obed. Servt.

Tench Coxe Esquire
Commissioner of
the Revenue

Copy, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford.

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