Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Chevalier de Mauduit du Plessis, 11 January 1779

From Chevalier de Mauduit du Plessis1

January 11, 1779. Requests Hamilton to send papers containing “Les Signes en Chiffres.”

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. This letter is in French.

1Thomas Antoine, Chevalier de Mauduit du Plessis, was appointed a captain in the Continental Artillery, April 15, 1777; promoted to brevet lieutenant colonel, November 26, 1777; and resigned November 5, 1778. When he wrote this letter, he was about to sail for France.

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