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To Alexander Hamilton from George Washington, [2–6 December 1790], with enclosure

From: Hamilton Papers | Volumes | Volume VII | To Alexander Hamilton from George Washington, [2–6 December 1790], with enclosure

Your indisposition has prevented me from giving you as much trouble in making my communications to Congress as otherwise, I might have done. The article of your notes which respect the loan in Holland, I am somewhat at a loss to frame into a paragraph for the Speech, and therefore pray your assistance. I had got it as pr. the enclosed, but upon a revision, it does not appear right. Be so good...
“In pursuance of the authority granted for negociating a loan not exceeding application was made in Holland, and I have the pleasure to inform you, that a sum equal to dollars has been subscribed. This loan, which shews by its success the confidence placed in the U. States, cannot fail by its intended application to give additional support to the public credit. The terms of it, with the...