From Timothy Donovan1
New York, July 24, 1798. “Permit me to Congratulate you most Respectfully on your promotion.… I make one of the number, who can make you no other recompence but my Fervent prayers to the allmighty God, for your Long life and Prosperity.”
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Donovan owned and operated a tobacco shop in New York City.
H endorsed this letter: “Timothy Donavan aged sixty Gruff Manner.”