Alexander Hamilton Papers

Promissory Note from Arthur St. Clair, [25 September 1789]

Promissory Note from Arthur St. Clair1

[New York, September 25, 1789]

Thirty days from the date hereof I promise to pay to Alexander Hamilton or order Two thousand dollars in specie for value received.

Ar. St. Clair2

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

1St. Clair was governor of the Northwest Territory from 1788 to 1802.

2On verso H wrote: “Note General St Clair owes nothing but the discount   Received the contents of Alexander Hamilton”

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