Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from George Washington, 11 November 1790

From George Washington

Mount Vernon Novr. 11th. 1790.


Since writing to you yesterday1 I have received your letter of the 6th. inst: enclosing the copy of one from Mr. Skinner to you,2 wherein he expresses his intention to continue in Office, which in conformity to your opinion, I am willing he should do. You will therefore destroy the letter, which I enclosed to you in my last, for Colo. Thomas.3

The person recommended by Capt. Taylor4 to be his first Mate is represented to me as a deserving man, and qualified for that station.

I am Sir   Yr. most Obt. Servt.

G: Washington

LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1Letter not found.

3Abishai Thomas. Washington’s letter to H has not been found.

4Richard Taylor of Virginia.

Index Entries