Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Thomas Lloyd Moore, 24 May 1799

To Thomas Lloyd Moore, 24 May 1799

New York May 24th. 99


I presume circumstances have intefered with my the execution of my desire as to the delivery of a letter some time since conveyed thro’ you to Capt. Elliott I leave the inclosed open for your perusal, that you may perceive the occasion of the request I shall now make which is, that you will send it by an Officer instructing him to inform Capt. Elliott that he waits for a reply—You will first seal it, and you will forward me the answer or report the result

I shall be glad to hear of your progress since I last heard from you

With great consideration & Esteem &c


Col. Moore Phila

(Copy, in the handwriting of Ethan Brown, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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