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From George Washington to Alexander Hamilton, 5 May 1789

To Alexander Hamilton

New York May 5th 1789

Dear Sir

I beg you to accept my unfeigned thanks for your friendly communications of this date—and that you will permit me to entreat a continuation of them as occasions may arise.

The manner chosen for doing it, is most agreeable to me. It is my wish to act right; if I err, the head & not the heart, shall, with justice, be chargeable. With sentiments of sincere esteem & regard I am Dear Sir Your Obedt Servt

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ALS, DLC: Hamilton Papers; LB, DLC:GW.

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