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You are right in considering yourself not authorized by Law to accept on the Loan of the assumed debt Certificates of the State of Pennsa. dated on or after the 1st day of January 1790. It is however my wish that you minute in a Book to be kept for that purpose the amount of such Certificates offered by any person together with the name of the person offering them. It will not be proper that...
[ Philadelphia, May 9, 1791. On June 8, 1791, Hamilton wrote to Smith : “You will perceive on reexamination that you have misconceived the instruction contained in my letter of the 9th Ulto.” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, April 2, 1791. On May 10, 1791, Smith wrote to Hamilton : “I am honored with your favor 2nd April.” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, February 8, 1791. On February 14, 1791, Smith wrote to Hamilton : “I am honored with your favor of 8th Inst.” Letter not found. ] Smith was commissioner of loans for Pennsylvania. This was probably the same as the letter which H sent to Nathaniel Appleton on this date and to Jedediah Huntington on January 30, 1790 .
[ New York, October 10, 1790. Letter listed in dealer’s catalogue. Letter not found. ] LS , sold by Stan V. Henkels, April 21, 22, 23, 1891, Lot 863.
I am apprehensive that further applications to Congress on the subject of compensation for the service of paying Indents in Pennsylvania will be unpleasing and perhaps unsuccessful. It appears that all expence of that kind might be avoided by a payment of Indents to the state of Pennsylvania in full of the Interest due on such Loan Office Certificates as are yet in the hands of the Comptroller...
[ New York ] September 23, 1790 . “I duly received your letter of the 30th Ultimo.… I have no objection to the two Gentlemen, whom you mention as your Securities, but I have on consideration of the Magnitude of the trust, thought it prudent to require three Bondsmen in several of the principal Loan Offices, of which that of Pennsylvania is one.…” LS , Historical Society of Pennsylvania,...
[ New York, July 17, 1790. “Your son has delivered at this office a trunk said to contain loan office certificates for $1,436,700.00; specie loan office certificates for $74,500.00, bills of exchange for $25,170.00, bills of exchange for renewal for $4,392.00.” Letter not found. ] LS , sold at Goodspeed’s Book Shop, January, 1938, Item 123. Text taken from extract in dealer’s catalogue.
You mention in Your Letter of the 22d. Instant that certificates have been presented to you on which there are four Years interest due. This gives me reason to apprehend that you may have admitted the calculation of Interest on them beyond the period as fixed by Congress, which is up to the 31st December 1787—and no latter. If this should be the case you have acted contrary to my circular...
[ Treasury Department, April 17, 1790. The description in the dealer’s catalogue of this letter reads: “At his request, Hamilton has issued a warrant in his favor on Samuel Meredith for $20,000. ‘I wish you had indicated to me what sum would be requisite to execute the object of exchanging the certificates of your State.’” Letter not found. ] LS , sold by Kenneth W. Rendell, Inc., Catalogue...