Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Thomas Smith, 23 September 1790

To Thomas Smith1

[New York] September 23, 1790. “I duly received your letter of the 30th Ultimo.…2 I have no objection to the two Gentlemen, whom you mention as your Securities, but I have on consideration of the Magnitude of the trust, thought it prudent to require three Bondsmen in several of the principal Loan Offices, of which that of Pennsylvania is one.…”

LS, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

1Smith was commissioner of loans for Pennsylvania.

2Letter not found.

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