To William Frazer1
Feby. 2d. 1795
My Dear Sir
The near approach of the time of my departure from this City prevented my sending back Master Philip. I thank you for your obliging conduct in regard to him and my other boy2 & generally towards this family.
Have the goodness, My Dear Sir, to send me your account with as little delay as possible.
With great regard I am Sir Your Obedt serv
* P S. These articles may perhaps now come by Water.
The Reverend Mr. Frazer
ALS, Charles Roberts Autograph Collection of the Haverford College Library, Haverford, Pennsylvania.
1. Frazer was an Episcopal clergyman and the rector of St. Michael’s Church, Trenton, New Jersey. He had been a Tory during the American Revolution, but after the war was permitted to resume his duties at St. Michael’s. In 1791 H sent his oldest son, Philip, to study at the school which Frazer conducted in Trenton. See H to Philip A. Hamilton, December 5, 1791.
2. Alexander Hamilton, Jr., H’s second son, was born on May 16, 1786. He also attended Frazer’s school in Trenton. See H to Philip A. and Alexander Hamilton, Jr., September 29, 1794.