From George Washington
Mount Vernon Novr. 6th. 1788
The Count de Moustier1 affording a very favourable conveyance for Captn. Cochrans Watch,2 I have requested the favor of him to take charge of it—and he will deliver it to you accordingly with Mrs. Washington’s & my best wishes for you & Mrs. Hamilton
I am Dr Sir Your Obedt. & affe Servt
The Honble. Alex Hamilton Esqr
AL[S], Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. The Comte de Moustier, French Minister to the United States, visited Mount Vernon in October, 1788. See GW description begins John C. Fitzpatrick, ed., The Writings of George Washington (Washington, 1931–1944). description ends , XXX, 121.