From Hugh Seton1
London 2d. Febry. 1785
I only trouble you with these few Lines to mention the Earnest Wish I have to hear of your Receipt of mine of 1st. August2 inclosing all Mr. Wilkes’s3 Acceptances &c as I am uneasy least they have miscarried & yet Mrs. Laurence of this Place who took the Charge of Sending them out to you tells Me that the Vessell arrived Safe; Present my best respects to Mr Maxwell4 to whom you recommended Me, I Should have wrote to him but troubled you with this as the Papers were originally Sent you: I also wrote you a few Lines the 8th of this Month.5 I am ever with very Particular Respect Dr Sir Your most faithfull hum ser
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. For other correspondence concerning this case, see H to Seton, June 18, 1784, and January 1, 1785; John Wilkes to H, November 8, 1785; H to Wilkes, November 8, 1785; and Wilkes to H, November 9, 1785.
2. Letter not found.
3. John De Ponthieu Wilkes.
4. Probably William Maxwell, tobacconist, who was a director of the Bank of New York.
5. Letter not found.