To James Madison
[New York, October, 1787–March 4, 1788]1
If Mr. Madison should be disengaged this Evening Mr. Hamilton would be obliged by an opportunity of conversing with him at his lodgings for half an hour. If engaged this Evening he will thank him to say whether tomorrow Evening will suit.
AL, James Madison Papers, Library of Congress.
1. H’s note is undated. It probably was written between October, 1787, and March 4, 1788, a period during which Madison was in New York and the only period when the two men were in frequent contact.