Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Jeremiah Wadsworth, [16 April 1781]

To Jeremiah Wadsworth

[New Windsor, New York, April 16, 1781]

Dr Sir,

As I intend in a day or two to take lodgings for Mrs. Hamilton, I take the liberty to request you will do me the favour to procure and send me by the earliest opportunity a pound of good green tea & a dozen knives and forks such as you purchased for Mrs. Jacob Cuyler1 at Albany, for which I will thankfully send you the cost by the first conveyance.

I am Dr. Sir truly   Yr. friend & servant

A Hamilton

The expresses may take charge of them.

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Jacob Cuyler was an Albany merchant and a business associate of Philip Schuyler. From 1777 to 1782, he was deputy commissary general of purchases.

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