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From Alexander Hamilton to George Washington, 9 April 1796

To George Washington

New York April 9. 1796


It gives me great pleasure to have the opportunity of announcing to you one whom I know to be so interesting to You as the bearer of this Mr. Motier La Fayette.1 I allow myself to share by anticipation the satisfaction which the Meeting will afford to all the parties—the more, as I am persuased, that time will confirm the favourable representation I have made of the person & justify the interest you take in him.

I have pleasure also in presenting to You Mr. Frestal who accompanies him & who more and more convinces me that he is intirely worthy of the charge reposed in him and every way intitled to esteem.

With the most respectful & Affectionate Attachment   I have the honor to be   Sir Your very Obed servt

A Hamilton

The President of The UStates

ALS, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress; copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1For background to this letter, see H to Washington, April 2, 1796.

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