Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to John Hopkins, 2 April 1791

To John Hopkins1

[Philadelphia] April 2, 1791. Authorizes Hopkins to send Thomas Williams to Hillsboro, North Carolina, to testify in a case concerning the alteration of North Carolina certificates. States “The expences of his Journey will be repaid to him.”2

Extract, RG 217, Miscellaneous Treasury Accounts, 1790–1894, Account No. 4289, National Archives.

1Hopkins was commissioner of loans for Virginia.

2This letter was submitted in support of Williams’s claim for the expenses of his journey to North Carolina. On June 19, 1793, Williams wrote to H requesting his aid in collecting the $77.50 due to him.

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