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To Alexander Hamilton from Daniel D. Thompson, 7 October 1801

From Daniel D. Thompson1

New York, October 7, 1801. States that financial reverses had forced him to leave his native England for Jamaica, where he had worked for sixteen months as a bookkeeper, and that he had been in New York City for nine weeks without work. Asks Hamilton’s assistance in securing employment.

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1In 1803 Thompson served as H’s representative in transactions involving Louis Le Guen and Aaron Burr. See Le Guen to H, September 30, 1803, note 4; Burr to H, November 15, 1803.

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