Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Nathaniel Appleton, 30 March 1791

From Nathaniel Appleton

Boston, March 30, 1791. “I wrote you 20 instant when I transmitted a duplicate Statement of the Stock apparently standing on my Books. I am this Evening favourd with your Circular Letters of 17th & 18 instant.1 In answer to the former, I have recd Register Certificates & admitted them upon the new Loan persuming that your instructions of 19th November2 permitted it. In evry case I have conformed to the mode therein prescribed. If I am wrong in this, I materially mistook your design. Your instructions of 18 instant respecting powers Attorney shall be duely attended to. I am also favoured with your special Letter 18th. I have disposed of all the Treasurer Drafts & I have since my last recd. of Mr. Higginson3 on account of Mess Le Roy & Bayard 2500 Dollrs4 all of which is deposited in the Bank.…”

LC, RG 53, Massachusetts State Loan Office, Letter Book, 1785–1791, Vol. “259–M,” National Archives.

1Circular of March 18, 1791, not found.

3Stephen Higginson.

4See Appleton to H, March 2, 16, 1791.

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