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Received December 22 of Alexander Hamilton six hundred dollars on account of a sum of one thousand dollars due to me. “Reynolds Pamphlet,” August 31, 1797 . This receipt is printed as document No. V in the appendix of the “Reynolds Pamphlet,” August 31, 1797 . This was the first of two payments of blackmail by H to Reynolds. The second payment was made on January 3, 1792. For background to...
Received philadelphia 24th June. 1792 of Alexander Hamilton Esq. Fifty Dollars. which I promise to pay on demand to the said Alexr. Hamilton or Order as witness my hand. 50 Dollars “Reynolds Pamphlet,” August 31, 1797 This receipt is printed as document No. XX in the appendix of the “Reynolds Pamphlet,” August 31, 1797 . For background to this receipt, see Reynolds to H, June 23, 1792 , and H...
[ Philadelphia, December 12, 1792. On this date “Mr. Reynolds sent a letter to Col. Hamilton by a girl; which letter [Jacob] Clingman saw delivered to the girl.” Letter not found. ] “Reynolds Pamphlet,” August 31, 1797 . The statement from which this quotation is taken was made by Clingman and is printed as document No. IV (a) in the appendix of the “Reynolds Pamphlet,” August 31, 1797 . For...
Received philadelphia 3d. April. 1792 of Alexander Hamilton Esqr. Ninety dollars which I promise to pay on demand 90, Dollars
Received philadelphia. 7th. April. 1792. of Alexander Hamilton Esqr. Forty five dollars which I promise to pay on demand 45 dollars
Received Philadelphia January 3. 179[2] of Alexander Hamilton four hundred dollars in full of all demands “Reynolds Pamphlet,” August 31, 1797 . This receipt is printed as document No. VI in the appendix of the “Reynolds Pamphlet,” August 31, 1797 . This was the second of two payments of blackmail made by H to Reynolds. The first payment was made on December 22, 1791. For background to this...
When we where last togeather you then would wis to know my Determination what I would do and. you exspess a wish to do any thing that was in your power to Serve me, its true its in your power to do a great deal for me, but its out of your power to do any thing that will Restore me to my Happiness again for if you should give me all you possess would not do it. god knowes I love the woman and...
you will I hope pardon me if I intrude on your goodness thinking the multiplycity of business. you have to encounter With. has been the cause of my not hereing from you. which induces me to write the Second time. flatering myself it will be in your Power to Comply with my Request. which I shall make it my whole Study. to Remit it to you as soon as its in my power your Compyance dear Sir will...
When I Conversed with you last I mentioned that I was going to moove. Sence that I have mooved I have taken a very convenant house for a boarding house. but being disappointed in receiving Some money. put it intirely out of my power to furnish the house I have taken. I have four genteal boarders will come to live with me. as soon as I Can get the Rooms furnished. dear Sir this is my...
On my entering the Room the last evening. I found Mrs Reynolds in a setuvation little different from distraction and for some time could not prevail on her to tell me the Cause. at last She informed me that you had been here likewise of a letter she had wrote you in a fright. which she need not have don as I Never intended doing any thing I told her but did it to humble Her. for the imprudent...
I am sorry to inform you my setivation is as such. I am indebted to a man in this town about 45. dollars which he will wate no longer on me. now sir I am sorrey to be troubleing you So Offen. which if you Can Oblige me with this to day . you will do me infenate service. that will pay Nearly all I owe in this town except yourself. I have some property on the North River which I have Wrote to my...
I am sorry I am in this disagreeable sutivation which Obliges me to trouble you So offen as I do. but I hope it wont be long before it will be In my power to discharge what I am indebted to you Nothing will give me greater pleasure I must Sir ask the loan of thirty dollars more from you, which I shall asteem as a particular favour. and you may Rest ashured that I will pay you with Strickest...
I am now under the necessity of asking a favour from you which if Can Oblige me with the loan of three Hundred dollars. it will be in my power to make five hundred Before the Next week is out. and if you Can oblege me with it. you may Rely on haveing of it again the last of Next Week. if I am alive and well. the use I wont it for is to Subscribe to the turn pike Road. there is a nomber of...
I must now for ever forbid you of visiting Mrs. R any more I was in hopes that it would in time ware off, but I find there is no hopes. So I am determed to put a finell end to it. if its in my power. for I find by your Seeing her onely Renews the Friendship, and likewise when you Call you are feareful any person Should See you am I a person of Such a bad Carector. that you would not wish to be...
Your Goodness will I hope overlook the present application you will infenately Oblige me if you Can let me have the Loan of fifty dollars. for a few days. what little money I had I put into the turnpike Scrip. and I dont like to sell At the low advance the[y] are selling at. at present. as its very low. if you Can Oblige me with that much in the morning sir you shall have it in a short time...
I Suppose you will be surprised in my writing to you Repeatedly as I do. but dont be Alarmed for its Mrs. R. wish to See you. and for My own happiness and hers. I have not the Least Objections to your Calling. as a friend to Boath of us. and must Rely intirely on your and her honnor. when I conversed with you last. I told you it would be disagreeable to me for you to Call, but Sence, I am...
I now have taken till tuesday morning to Consider on What Steps will be Best for me to take. I should not have let the matter Rested till then, if it had not been for the newes of the death of my Sister. which it Semes as if all my troubles are Comming on me in one moment. if it had been any other person except yourself. that treated me as you have done. I should not have taken the trouble to...
I am sorry to be the barer of So disagreeable. an unhappy infermation. I must tell you Sir that I have bin the most unhappiest man, for this five days in Existance, which you aught to be the last person I ever Should tell my troubls to. ever Sence the night you Calld and gave her the Blank Paper. She has treated me more Cruel than pen cant paint out. and Ses that She is determed never to be a...
I hope you will pardon me in taking the liberty I do In troubling you so offen. it hurts me to let you Know my Setivation. I should take it as a protickeler if you will Oblige me with the loane of about thirty Dollars. I am in hopes in a fue days I shall be In a more better Setivation. and then I shall Be able to make you ample Satisfaction for your Favours shewn me. I want it for some little...
[ Philadelphia, November 13–15, 1792. On July 19, 1797, Henry Seckel attested that sometime between November 13 and 15, 1792, “the said James Reynolds requested this Deponent to carry a letter for him to Alexander Hamilton … that this Deponent carried the said letter as requested.” Letter not found. ] “Reynolds Pamphlet,” August 31, 1797 . Seckel’s deposition is printed as document No. XXIII...
I am very sorry to find out that I have been so Cruelly treated by a person that I took to be my best friend instead of that my greatest Enimy. You have deprived me of every thing thats near and dear to me, I discovred whenever I Came into the house. after being out I found Mrs Reynolds weeping I ask’d her the Cause of being so unhappy. She always told me that she had bin Reding. and she could...