Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to James Madison, [22 July 1788]

To James Madison

[Poughkeepsie, New York, July 22, 1788]

Dr Sir

I wrote to you by the last post1 since which nothing material has turned up here. We are debating on amendments without having decided what is to be done with them. There is so great a diversity in the views of our opponents that it is impossible to predict any thing. Upon the whole however our fears diminish.

Yrs. Affecly

A. Hamilton

I take the liberty for certain reasons to put the inclosed under cover to you. Be so good as to send it to my office to the care of Mr. De Haert2 where3 it will be called for

ALS, James Madison Papers, Library of Congress.

2Balthazar De Haert, H’s law partner.

3In MS, “will.”

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