Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Francisco de Miranda, [January–July 1784]

To Francisco de Miranda1

[New York, January–July, 1784]

Col Hamiltons Compliments to Col Miranda; is much obliged to him for the paper.

AD, Academia Nacional de la Historia, Caracas, Venezuela.

1Miranda, Spanish-American adventurer and soldier, served with the French during the American Revolution. After the war, when his attempts to achieve the independence of Spanish America were discovered, he fled first to the United States and then to England.

Miranda was in New York from January to July, 1784 (Robertson, The Life of Miranda description begins William S. Robertson, The Life of Miranda (Chapel Hill, 1929). description ends , I, 40–46). This letter must have been written during that time.

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