Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Oliver Wolcott, Junior, 27 October 1795

To Oliver Wolcott, Junior

New York October 27

Dr. Sir

I wish the statements requested in my letter of yesterday may contain each particular payment not aggregates for periods. It runs in my mind that once there being no appropriation I procured an informal advance for The President from the bank—if this is so let me know the time & particulars. If the Account has been wound up to an exact adjustment since the period noticed by the calm observer,1 it may be useful to carry it down to that period.

I should like to have a note of other instances of advances on account of salaries.


A Hamilton

Oliver Wolcott Esq

ALS, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford; copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

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