Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Tench Coxe, [15 April 1793]

To Tench Coxe1

[Philadelphia, April 15, 1793]

Dr Sir

I send you 800 Dollars in Bank bills & my note for 1500 to be presented to the Bank. You may either send it yourself or I will as you think best.2 Yrs.


ALS, Papers of Tench Coxe in the Coxe Family Papers at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

1For an explanation of the contents of this letter, see the introductory note to Coxe to H, February 13, 1795 (PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , XVIII, 262–69). See also the references cited in Coxe to H, April 13, 1793, note 3 (printed in this volume).

2At the foot of this letter Coxe wrote: “for a/c of Mr. J. B. Churchs purchase, & loan.” Coxe’s endorsement reads: “A. Hamilton April 15. 1793 Note of 1500 endorsed by me & retd. to Mr. Hamilton to procure discount.

“19th. Cash in lieu pd. me 1500 Drs. per A

“(Letter B) entd. 800 Drs.”

For “A” see H to Coxe, April 19, 1793 (printed in this volume).

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