From Charles Wilkes1
[New York] Monday Noon [January 25, 1796]
It has been the constant practice of the Bank, to demand payment on the 3d of July, for all notes which become payable on the 4th—that day being, by the regulations of the Bank, a holiday.2
I am with great respect Your obet Servt
Alexr Hamilton Esqe.
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Wilkes was cashier of the Bank of New York.