Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to John Jay, 29 October 1798

To John Jay

New York October 29th 1798


I received this day a letter from the President of the United States,1 requesting me to concert with you the plan, & to superintend the execution of it, for giving effect to the Act of the Legislature of this state for the further Defence of this state and for other purposes. This I am accordingly ready to do, whenever you shall be pleased to require it.

With very great respect & esteem I have the honor to be   Yr Excelys Most Obed ser

A Hamilton

Governor Jay

ALS, Yale University Library; ADfS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; copy, Dr. Frank Monaghan, Washington, D.C.

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