To John A. Chevallié1
[Treasury Department, August 14, 1793. “… Every thing with regard to Mr. Beaumarchais’ accounts is as far advanced as circumstances now permit.…”2 Letter not found.]
1. LS, sold by Charles Hamilton Autographs, Inc., April 23, 1970, Item 96.
For information concerning the contents of this letter, see Pierre August Caron de Beaumarchais to H, October 29, 1796 (PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , XX, 355–61).
Chevallié was a partner with Anthony Rainetaux in the New York mercantile firm of Chevallié and Rainetaux.
2. Text taken from dealer’s catalogue.