George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Alexander Hamilton, 21 May 1792

From Alexander Hamilton

Philadelphia May 21st 1792.


I returned here yesterday from New Ark, & find that nothing material has occurred in my absence.1

There is nothing new except what is contained in the papers, and what I doubt not has been announced to you from the War Department—the Convention between Hamtramck and certain Tribes on the Wabash.2 With the most perfect respect and truest attachment, I have the honor to be &c.

Alexr Hamilton.


1Hamilton, who had gone to Newark, N.J., to attend a meeting of the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, had left Philadelphia on 13 May 1792.

2For Maj. John F. Hamtramck’s agreement with the Wabash Indians of 14 Mar. 1792, see Henry Knox to GW, 15 May, n.3.

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