Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James Jarvis, 19 March 1791

From James Jarvis1

Philadelphia, March 19, 1791. Applies for “the appointment … to go and reside within the Emperor of Morrocco’s dominions.”

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Jarvis was a New York speculator whose most notorious financial transaction was the abortive contract made with the Board of Treasury in 1787 to supply the United States with copper coin. See Samuel Broome to H, August 13, 1788.

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