Alexander Hamilton Papers

Enclosure: [Declaration of Messrs. Monroe Mughlenburgh and Venable], [5 July 1797]

Memorandum of Substance of Declaration of Messrs. Monroe Mughlenburgh & Venable concerning the affair of James Reynolds.2

“That they regretted the trouble and uneasiness which they had occasionned to me in consequence of the Representations made to them—That they were perfectly satisfied with the explanation I had given and that there was nothing in the transaction which ought to affect my character as a public Officer or lessen the public Confidence in my Integrity.”

2AD, The Library, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; ADf, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

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