[The Defence No. XXVI]1
[New York, November 25, 1795]
ADf, in the handwriting of Rufus King, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; The [New York] Herald; A Gazette for the Country, November 25, 1795.
1. For background to this document, see the introductory note to “The Defence No. I,” July 22, 1795. Except for several words, phrases, and footnotes inserted by H, the draft of this essay is in the handwriting of Rufus King.