Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Daniel Ludlow, 23 April 1791

From Daniel Ludlow

New York, April 23, 1791. “I am indebted to the Honor of your esteemed favor of the 14 Inst1 & though it was not in your Power, consistent with the Regulations, you had established to Accord to my Request, I am not the less Obliged to you for the favor of a Reply & ye pains you have taken, to prevent in future the like Inconvenience.… I have now taken my Passage for Europe & expect to embark by the 15th next month.… My Acquaintance in Europe not being sufficiently Extensive to Accord with my Views, induces me to trespass on your Friendship to Solicit … Letters of Introduction.…”

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

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