Alexander Hamilton Papers

Account with James Chapman, 4 July 1800

Account with James Chapman

Elizabeth Town [New Jersey] July 4 1800

Major Genl. Alexr. Hamilton

To James Chapman Post Master Dr

For Postage of letters on Public Service from
23rd May ’til 1st. June 1800
} 5.60

Recv’d of Jno. Wilkins Junr. Qr. M. Genl by the hand of Lt. Colo. Aaron Ogden Dpy. Qr. Mr. Genl. the above five ⁶⁰⁄₁₀₀ Dolls. in full.1


Jas Chapman P.M.

ADS, The American Swedish Historical Museum, Philadelphia.

1H’s endorsement reads: “The within postage being on public account I approve of its being paid by Aarn Ogdn Esqr. Dy Q M A Hamilton.” See H to Ogden, May 8, 1800, note 1.

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