Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to George Washington, 17 April 1791

To George Washington

Treasury Department
April 17. 1791


I am very sorry to have to inform you, that the Comptroller of the Treasury1 departed this life yesterday. His loss is sincerely to be regretted as that of a good officer & an honorable & amiable man.

With the most perfect   respect, I &

ADf, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford; LC, George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.

1Nicholas Eveleigh had been appointed the first comptroller of the Treasury on September 11, 1789.

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