Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Alexander Hamilton, 13 October 1792

To Alexander Hamilton

Philadelphia Oct. 13. 1792.


In pursuance of powers which Mr. Short had confided to me, and urged by the circumstances of the moment, I thought it expedient to desire on the 19th. of April last that no transfer might be permitted of any stock standing in his own name or in the name of any other for his use. The circumstances no longer existing which dictated that caution I desire that the caveat may be considered as withdrawn. I have the honor to be with great respect Sir Your most obedt. humble servt

Th: Jefferson

PrC (DLC); at foot of text: “The Secretary of the Treasury.”

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