Alexander Hamilton Papers

Receipt from John Murray, 15 August 1789

Receipt from John Murray1

New York, August 15, 1789. On this date Hamilton wrote and Murray signed a receipt which reads as follows: “the above account is in consequence of directions given me by Mr. Hamilton from motives of Charity to provide for the burial of Abbe Mott & the amount is now paid to me by him Aug 15. 1789.”2

DS, in writing of H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Murray was a New York City merchant.

2The amount of the bill which H paid for the funeral expenses was £4.14.9.

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