Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Tench Coxe, [16 May 1796]

To Tench Coxe1

[New York, May 16, 1796]


I am anxious to be informed how our affair now stands with Messrs. Wheelen & Co.2 & that it be brought to an issue. How stands also the question depending before the board of the land Office?3

Yr. Obed ser

A Hamilton

Tench Coxe Esq

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).

2Israel Whelen and Joseph I. Miller were grocers and merchants in Philadelphia.

3See Coxe to H, December 14, 1795, note 3 (printed in this volume).

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