Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Robert Morris, 8 October 1795

From Robert Morris

Phila 8 Octo. 1795

Alexander Hamilton Esqre
New York

Dear Sir

I have received your letter of the 6th1 at a moment when I am extreamly hurried in preparing letters Papers &ca. &ca. for the Dispatch of my Son in Law James Marshall2 Esqr for Europe. My Daughter3 goes with him and they expect to Sail on Sunday. I must therefore pray your Excuse untill they are gone when I will take up the Subject4 of your letter I expect to your satisfaction notwithstanding the pressure of the times.



LC, Robert Morris Papers, Library of Congress.

1Letter not found.

2James Marshall was about to leave for Europe as the representative of both Morris and the North American Land Company. See the introductory note to Morris to H, June 7, 1795.

3Hetty Morris Marshall was James Marshall’s wife.

4The “Subject” was either Morris’s debt to H or his debt to John B. Church. See the introductory note to H to Morris, March 18, 1795, and the introductory note to Morris to H, June 7, 1795.

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