Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from George Washington, [4 January 1790]

From George Washington

[New York, January 4, 1790]

Dear Sir,

I feel myself very much obliged by what you sent me yesterday. The letter from Governor Johnston1 I return—much pleased to find so authentic an acct. of the adoption by No Carolina of the Constitution.2

Yrs. sincerely & affectly

Go: Washington

Monday Morng
4th. Jany.
} 17893

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Samuel Johnston, governor of North Carolina.

2North Carolina ratified the Constitution on November 21, 1789.

3Washington incorrectly dated this letter 1789.

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